WREX-088231: Cast copper alloy trade weight of post-medieval date.

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Unique ID: WREX-088231

Object type certainty: Certain
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Complete cast copper alloy trade weight of post-medieval date. The weight is circular with a raised rim. The central stamp appears to be a crown and may have been double-struck. The weight is flat on the reverse. The object has a reddish-green colour; the surface is worn and pitted.

Diameter: 17.0mm; thickness: 4.8mm; weight; 6.1g

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 4.8 mm
Weight: 6.1 g
Diameter: 17 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 14th June 2016 - Tuesday 14th June 2016

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: 0486

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata


County or Unitary authority: Flintshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Flintshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Halkyn

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Found while metal detecting

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: WREX
Created: 5 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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