LON-931992: A post medieval lead alloy weight dating to the 17th century.

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Unique ID: LON-931992

Object type certainty: Probably
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A post medieval lead alloy weight dating to the 17th century. This is a discoid object with one flat surface with a bust facing left, probably Charles II with a rose behind the head on one surface. The other surface is blank and is convex. There is a groove extending around the circumference.

Dimensions: thickness: 4.99mm; diameter: 14.38mm; weight: 6.82g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1600
Date to: Circa AD 1700

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 4.99 mm
Weight: 6.82 g
Diameter: 14.38 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Kate Sumnall
Identified by: Mrs Kate Sumnall

Materials and construction

Primary material: Lead Alloy
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: London (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Greater London Authority (Greater London Authority)
District: Southwark (London Borough)
Parish or ward: Cathedrals (London Borough Ward)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ3280
Four figure Latitude: 51.5035277
Four figure longitude: -0.09955492
1:25K map: TQ3280
1:10K map: TQ38SW
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Open fresh water
Specific landuse: Running water

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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

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