LEIC-478BF8: Medieval lead alloy trade weight

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Unique ID: LEIC-478BF8

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Medieval lead alloy trade weight, 37mm long, 28mm wide and 10mm thick. The object is in fair condition and weighs 57.37grams. The object is 'shield' shaped being triangular with two curving long edges. The upper straight edge has a rectangular suspension hole in its centre and the object has a rectangular cross-section. It is stepped, with a slightly smaller upper surface and this is decorated with a lion, possibly rampant, though this is hard to confirm.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1200
Date to: Circa AD 1500

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 37 mm
Width: 28 mm
Thickness: 10 mm
Weight: 57.37 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Wendy Scott
Identified by: Wendy Scott

Materials and construction

Primary material: Lead Alloy
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata


County or Unitary authority: Derbyshire (County)
District: Erewash (District)
Parish or ward: Breaston (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK4631
Four figure Latitude: 52.87451238
Four figure longitude: -1.31800171
1:25K map: SK4631
1:10K map: SK43SE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LEIC
Created: 3 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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