LEIC-0FA486: Roman?  lead alloy steelyard weight

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STEELYARD WEIGHT

Unique ID: LEIC-0FA486

Object type certainty: Certain
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Roman lead alloy and iron steelyard weight, 38mm long, 28mm in diameter and weighing 93.19grams. The object is biconical in form and circular in cross section and has an iron rod running through its centre, forming the corroded remains of a suspension loop.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 38 mm
Width: 28 mm
Weight: 93.19 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Wendy Scott
Identified by: Wendy Scott

Materials and construction

Primary material: Lead Alloy
Secondary material: Iron
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Leicestershire (County)
District: Hinckley and Bosworth (District)
Parish or ward: Earl Shilton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP4897
Four figure Latitude: 52.56871551
Four figure longitude: -1.29324536
1:25K map: SP4897
1:10K map: SP49NE
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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