LEIC-87FAB8: medieval lead alloy weight or whorl

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Unique ID: LEIC-87FAB8

Object type certainty: Certain
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Medeival lead alloy weight or mis cast whorl, 10mm high, 16mm wide and 15mm thick with a weight of 7.66g.

The object is conical in form with an irregular central hole and distorted surface. It may be a weight or possibly mis cast spindle whorl.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1100
Date to: Circa AD 1500

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 10 mm
Width: 16 mm
Thickness: 15 mm
Weight: 7.66 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.

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LEIC
Created: 21 days ago
Updated: 21 days ago

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