SF-847D12: Late Medieval weight.

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WEIGHT

Unique ID: SF-847D12

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A lead late Medieval weight, dating to 1350-1500. It has a truncated cone shape, which bears on the top a cast/moulded design depicting a long greek cross with a small saltire cross in each angle; on top of the centre of the long cross there is an unclear lead element.

Cf Egan (1998, p.316, fig. 235, no. 1008).

Diameter: 45.66 mm

Height: 23.43 mm

Weight: 267 g

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1350
Date to: Circa AD 1500

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Height: 23.43 mm
Weight: 267 g
Diameter: 45.66 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 2nd March 2016

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Riccardo Caravello
Identified by: Mr Riccardo Caravello

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Finder's reference: Bay Thorne End, Field 1, no. 33.

Materials and construction

Primary material: Lead
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Essex (County)
District: Braintree (District)
To be known as: Bay Thorne End

Spatial coordinates


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
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SF
Created: 4 months ago
Updated: 4 months ago

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