NLM-B94412: Post-Medieval Lead Weight

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Unique ID: NLM-B94412

Object type certainty: Certain
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Lead weight. Cast trapezoid flat-sided weight with an approximately central pierced hole of diameter 4.9mm; possibly knife trimmed, patinated, and with light adventitious scratches. The mass may suggest this to have represented one [underweight] quarter pound averdepois. The hole may have been to permit suspended storage, or possibly use as a steelyard poise. Suggested date: Post-Medieval, 1500-1700.

Length: 38.4mm, Width: 28.8mm, Thickness: 15.7mm, Weight: 104.27gms

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 1700

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 38.4 mm
Width: 28.8 mm
Thickness: 15.7 mm
Weight: 104.27 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 11th June 2018

Personal details

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

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM39722

Materials and construction

Primary material: Lead
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Lincolnshire (Unitary Authority)
District: North Lincolnshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Roxby cum Risby (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE9417
Four figure Latitude: 53.64108035
Four figure longitude: -0.57964636
1:25K map: SE9417
1:10K map: SE91NW
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NLM
Created: 8 months ago
Updated: 8 months ago

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