YORYM-828C22: Unknown weight or gaming piece

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WEIGHT

Unique ID: YORYM-828C22

Object type certainty: Certain
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A complete lead alloy weight or gaming piece of uncertain dating. The weight is disc shaped, with flat faces and rounded sides.

The metal is worn and creamy brown in colour. The weight is 28.9 mm in diameter and 5.4 mm thick. It weighs 32.3 g.

The dating of lead objects of this general type is problematic, and their use is invariably uncertain. This function is not certain however and the object may have served another purpose.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: UNKNOWN
Period from: UNKNOWN
Period to: UNKNOWN

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 5.4 mm
Weight: 17.1 g
Diameter: 28.9 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Gail Hitchens
Identified by: Miss Gail Hitchens

Other reference numbers

Other reference: YMT: E05762

Materials and construction

Primary material: Lead Alloy
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: York (Unitary Authority)
District: York (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Dunnington (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE6750
Four figure Latitude: 53.94178383
Four figure longitude: -0.98079699
1:25K map: SE6750
1:10K map: SE65SE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: YORYM
Created: 21 days ago
Updated: 11 days ago

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