LEIC-E29BF1: Roman lead alloy weight

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Unique ID: LEIC-E29BF1

Object type certainty: Certain
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Roman lead alloy and Iron steelyard weight, 44mm long, 25mm in diameter and weighing 123grams. The object is ovoid in form and circular in cross section. It has an iron shaft running through its centre, which is protruding from the centre of the narrower side and would have formed a suspension loop.

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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: 44 mm
Weight: 123 g
Diameter: 25 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Wendy Scott
Identified by: Wendy Scott

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

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

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK4700
Four figure Latitude: 52.59577005
Four figure longitude: -1.30757341
1:25K map: SK4700
1:10K map: SK40SE
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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