LVPL-48F589: Unidentified object

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UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT

Unique ID: LVPL-48F589

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

An incomplete lead alloy object of uncertain date and function. The object is sub-rectangular in plan and cross-section. One end of the object has a strip of flattened probable silver wrapped around three of the faces. The silver appears to be overlaying the lead alloy and measures 5mm in width at its widest point. The lower face of the object has been damaged. There is no other visible decoration.

Dimensions: 21mm in length, 11mm in width, 11mm thick, 20.8g

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: UNKNOWN
Period from: UNKNOWN
Period to: UNKNOWN

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 21 mm
Width: 11 mm
Thickness: 11 mm
Weight: 20.8 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st February 2016 - Tuesday 10th May 2016

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Vanessa Oakden
Identified by: Ms Vanessa Oakden

Materials and construction

Primary material: Lead Alloy
Secondary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Uncertain

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cheshire West and Chester (Unitary Authority)
District: Cheshire West and Chester (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Tiverton

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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

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