LEIC-93294B: Roman? lead alloy steelyard weight

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Unique ID: LEIC-93294B

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Lead alloy steelyard weight of probable Roman date, 45mm in diameter and 40mm high with a weight of 319grams. The object is circular in cross section and ovoid in form. It has a circular cross sectioned iron rod running through its centre, which would have formed a suspension loop at the top.

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Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 43
Date to: Circa AD 410

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Height: 45 mm
Weight: 319 g
Diameter: 40 mm

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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: Cambridgeshire (County)
District: Huntingdonshire (District)
To be known as: cambridgeshire

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Created: 3 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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