PUBLIC-88C497: Poct Medieval crude lead Pan Weight

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Unique ID: PUBLIC-88C497

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A late or more probably post Medieval pan weight cast in lead, This crude 1 ounze weight is a flat cylinder in shape, with an irregualr raised lip around the perimeter on both sides. The weight is plain with no surface stamps or decoration. It has a cream patina coloured surface patina. Similar stacking weights often in copper alloy are known from the Post Medieval period (Henry VII and later).

The weight weighs 30.5grams, which is 1.08 Ounces. It has a maximum diameter of 31mm, and a maximum thickness, at the rim, of 6mm.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1350
Date to: Circa AD 1800

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 6 mm
Weight: 30.5 g
Diameter: 31 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Patrick Brown
Identified by: Dr Patrick Brown
Secondary identifier: Mr Peter Reavill

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: Linton

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

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Recording Institution: PUBLIC
Created: 2 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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