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WEIGHT

Unique ID: HESH-1E5996

Object type certainty: Certain
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Cast lead alloy weight, probably from a net or line of unknown date, probably Roman or Medieval- modern (50-410 or 1200-1800). The weight is sub-conical with a single cast hole set off centre (diameter 9.3mm). The external edges are slightly faceted. The weight is a mid grey colour with an abraded slight dusty surface patina.

The weight measures 16.1mm height, 24.2mm length, is 28.4mm width; it weighs 46.09 grams.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: UNKNOWN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 50
Date to: Circa AD 1700

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 24.2 mm
Height: 16.1 mm
Width: 28.4 mm
Weight: 46.09 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 22nd November 2015

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Peter Reavill
Identified by: Mr Peter Reavill

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Hereford Museum Object Entry Form: HFDMG: 3237

Materials and construction

Primary material: Lead Alloy
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
District: County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Ross-on-Wye

Spatial coordinates


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
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: HESH
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