LVPL-EE587C: Possible steelyard weight of unknown date

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Unique ID: LVPL-EE587C

Object type certainty: Probably
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A probably lead steelyard weight with part of an iron insert. The object is sub-angular in plan. It has four marks stamped on the top, three of which are the same and look like a lower case n in relief; the fourth looks like an incuse letter T. The object is 56mm long, 54.8mm wide, 20.1mm thick (excluding the iron insert) or 24.5mm thick (including the iron insert) and weighs 466g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: UNKNOWN
Period from: MEDIEVAL

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 56 mm
Width: 54.8 mm
Thickness: 20.1 mm
Weight: 466 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st August 2015 - Wednesday 11th November 2015

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Susie White
Identified by: Dr Susie White

Materials and construction

Primary material: Lead Alloy
Secondary material: Iron
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Incomplete
Surface Treatment: Stamped

Spatial metadata

Region: Wales (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wrexham (Unitary Authority)
District: Wrexham (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Borras

Spatial coordinates

Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

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

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