YORYM-C70316: Post medieval : weight

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WEIGHT

Unique ID: YORYM-C70316

Object type certainty: Certain
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Complete copper-alloy cup weight of post-medieval date (c. 1500 - 1800 AD). This would have been one of a set of nesting cup weights. The bottom of the weight has an incised cross. The wall of the cup is an even thickness of 1.90mm. The weight has a dark brown patina; the surface is slightly scratched but it is in good condition overall. The object weighs 11.53g. It is 22.71mm in diameter and 9.29mm in height.

There are many examples of this type of weight on the database, including: KENT-83ACC8, LANCUM-5A0F5E, DUR-27CA53 and SWYOR-E217F8.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: MODERN
Date from: Circa AD 1500
Date to: Circa AD 1800

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Height: 9.29 mm
Thickness: 1.9 mm
Weight: 11.53 g
Diameter: 22.71 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Lydia Prosser
Identified by: Miss Lydia Prosser

Other reference numbers

Other reference: YMT : E05513

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Yorkshire (County)
District: Ryedale (District)
Parish or ward: Willerby (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TA0078
Four figure Latitude: 54.188031
Four figure longitude: -0.46900777
1:25K map: TA0078
1:10K map: TA07NW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: YORYM
Created: About one year ago
Updated: About one year ago

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