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WEIGHT

Unique ID: NMS-305D27

Object type certainty: Certain
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Medieval probable box or 'house' from set of nested cup weights, circular truncated cone with flat base with circular perforation and a vertical rib on one side ending in a projecting lug at the upper edge or rim, lid missing, diameter 27.5mm (excluding lugs), height 13.5mm, with lug 18.5mm. Weighs 20.79g. Cf. Houben (1984) 8-10, fig.5. 15th century.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1400
Date to: Circa AD 1500

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Height: 18.5 mm
Weight: 20.79 g
Diameter: 27.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 13th September 2018 - Wednesday 10th October 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Steven Ashley
Identified by: Mr Steven Ashley

Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: 28046
Other reference: AMD102018

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Incomplete

Spatial metadata


County or Unitary authority: Norfolk (County)
District: North Norfolk (District)
Parish or ward: Sheringham (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TG1442
Four figure Latitude: 52.93272548
Four figure longitude: 1.18273646
1:25K map: TG1442
1:10K map: TG14SW
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

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Recording Institution: NMS
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Updated: 6 days ago

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