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Unique ID: NMS-CC440F

Object type certainty: Certain
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Rather abraded medieval lead standing weight of rectangular cross-section tapering towards the top below which is a transverse hole. Probably for 1 ounce troy. Base 15.5 x 13.5mm. Height 26mm. Hole diameter 3.5mm. Weight 28.89g / 446 grains (1 ounce = 480 grains, so 7.1% underweight). 13th - 15th century.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1200
Date to: Circa AD 1500

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 15.5 mm
Height: 26 mm
Width: 13.5 mm
Weight: 28.89 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 16th January 2018 - Monday 19th February 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Andrew Rogerson
Identified by: Dr Andrew Rogerson

Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: 62594
Other reference: NMD022018

Materials and construction

Primary material: Lead
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Norfolk (County)
District: Breckland (District)
Parish or ward: Fransham (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TF8913
Four figure Latitude: 52.68171874
Four figure longitude: 0.79451423
1:25K map: TF8913
1:10K map: TF81SE
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

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Recording Institution: NMS
Created: 8 months ago
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