NLM-7B7C92: Post-Medieval Weight

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Unique ID: NLM-7B7C92

Object type certainty: Certain
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Copper alloy weight. Cast octagonal weight with rounded angles and a rim on either side. Both sides bear deeply stamped marks. On one side these appear as two or three overlapping circles or arcs. On the other, five arcs and two straight strokes in a T-shape appear. None seem re represent official inspection. The mass may suggest this to have represented one [underweight] averdepois ounce. Suggested date: Post-Medieval, 1650-1750.

Diameter: 34.1mm, Thickness: 4.5mm, Weight: 25.98gms

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1650
Date to: Circa AD 1750

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 4.5 mm
Weight: 25.98 g
Diameter: 34.1 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 12th March 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Martin Foreman
Identified by: Mr Martin Foreman

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM38874

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Complete
Surface Treatment: Stamped

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: West Lindsey (District)
Parish or ward: Marton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK8381
Four figure Latitude: 53.3194314
Four figure longitude: -0.75548659
1:25K map: SK8381
1:10K map: SK88SW
Grid reference source: From 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: NLM
Created: 9 months ago
Updated: 9 months ago

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