YORYM-5D79AD: Post medieval weight

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Unique ID: YORYM-5D79AD

Object type certainty: Certain
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A complete post medieval lead alloy weight, dating to the period c.AD 1500-1900. The weight is D shaped in cross section and circular in plan. It is undecorated, and has a mid grey patina on the surface. It was possibly cast in the bowl of a spoon.

The weight measures 33.57mm in diameter, 7.30mm in thickness and weighs 40.84g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1500
Date to: Circa AD 1900

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 7.3 mm
Weight: 40.84 g
Diameter: 33.57 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 13th August 2017

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Denise Wilding
Identified by: Mrs Denise Wilding

Other reference numbers

Other reference: YMT : E05530

Materials and construction

Primary material: Lead Alloy
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: York (Unitary Authority)
District: York (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Naburn (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE6046
Four figure Latitude: 53.90669447
Four figure longitude: -1.08820401
1:25K map: SE6046
1:10K map: SE64NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 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: YORYM
Created: About one year ago
Updated: About one year ago

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