LEIC-87DBF8: medieval or post medieval lead alloy weight?

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Unique ID: LEIC-87DBF8

Object type certainty: Probably
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Medeival or Post medieval lead alloy weight? 22mm high, 26mm wide and 23mm thick with a weight of 108.94g.

The object has a rectangular form and a hexagonal cross section, with slightly tapering sides. each of the six sides are decorated with incised lines in various combinations. The first side as shown in photo has a very worn asterix inscribed onto it, the second a double cross (hashtag). The next three faces have a three line star-like motif, the last has a cross with a double horizontal line and a single vertical one.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1100
Date to: Circa AD 1700

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 22 mm
Width: 26 mm
Thickness: 23 mm
Weight: 108.94 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Wendy Scott
Identified by: Wendy Scott

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

County or Unitary authority: Leicestershire (County)
District: Melton (District)
Parish or ward: Somerby (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK8012
Four figure Latitude: 52.69977524
Four figure longitude: -0.81757941
1:25K map: SK8012
1:10K map: SK81SW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LEIC
Created: 3 months ago
Updated: 3 months ago

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