LEIC-07095B: Medieval lead alloy trade weight

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Unique ID: LEIC-07095B

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Medieval lead alloy weight 32mm long, 19mm in diameter at base and weighing 37.22grams. The weight has a conical form and a circular cross section and its apex is slightly elongated and more rectangular in cross section, suggesting it may have had a an integral suspsion loop.

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Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1100
Date to: Circa AD 1500

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 32 mm
Weight: 37.22 g
Diameter: 19 mm

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Recorded by: Wendy Scott
Identified by: Wendy Scott

Materials and construction

Primary material: Lead Alloy
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Leicestershire (County)
District: North West Leicestershire (District)
Parish or ward: Ashby-de-la-Zouch (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK3618
Four figure Latitude: 52.75841454
Four figure longitude: -1.46799622
1:25K map: SK3618
1:10K map: SK31NE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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

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