SUR-C2B73C: Roman: Steelyard weight

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STEELYARD WEIGHT

Unique ID: SUR-C2B73C

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

A Roman lead and iron biconical weight. The iron loop is missing.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 43
Date to: Circa AD 410

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 27.55 mm
Weight: 53.18 g
Diameter: 24.46 mm

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mrs Margaret Broomfield
Identified by: Mrs Margaret Broomfield

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 17-1536

Materials and construction

Primary material: Lead
Secondary material: Iron
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Incomplete

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: New Forest (District)
Parish or ward: Boldre (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SZ3397
Four figure Latitude: 50.77165067
Four figure longitude: -1.5333831
1:25K map: SZ3397
1:10K map: SZ37NW
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

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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

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