LEIC-9FF3C7: Roman or medieval lead alloy steelyard weight

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STEELYARD WEIGHT

Unique ID: LEIC-9FF3C7

Object type certainty: Certain
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Roman or medieval lead alloy steelyard weight. 45mm in length, and 31mm in diameter with a weight of 164grams. The object is circular in cross section and ovoid shaped, with a projecting tapering neck with a small slit at its end. There are traces of an iron pin at this point. The base has a concave recess. Dating to the period AD 43-1500.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 43
Date to: Circa AD 1500

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 45 mm
Weight: 164 g
Diameter: 31 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Joyce Lee
Identified by: Wendy Scott

Materials and construction

Primary material: Lead Alloy
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata


County or Unitary authority: Derbyshire (County)
District: Derbyshire Dales (District)
Parish or ward: Tansley (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK3160
Four figure Latitude: 53.13625959
Four figure longitude: -1.5380808
1:25K map: SK3160
1:10K map: SK36SW
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

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Created: 7 months ago
Updated: 6 months ago

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