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SUR-A71290: Medieval: Lead trade weight

Rights Holder: Surrey County Council
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Unique ID: SUR-A71290

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

A Medieval circular lead trade weight of 98g. The weight is impressed with an octafoil design.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1300
Date to: Circa AD 1600

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 9.55 mm
Weight: 98 g
Diameter: 39.08 mm

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: B15-980

Materials and construction

Primary material: Lead
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Windsor and Maidenhead (Unitary Authority)
District: Windsor and Maidenhead (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Cox Green (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU8678
Four figure Latitude: 51.49441241
Four figure longitude: -0.76259255
1:25K map: SU8678
1:10K map: SU87NE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SUR
Created: 6 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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