SF-42F564: Post Medieval weight. (possibly)

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Unique ID: SF-42F564

Object type certainty: Possibly
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

A lead-alloy possibly Post Medieval weight, dating to AD 1500-1700. It is low disc, which has the lower face decorated with a cast spiral motif; the upper face has a central possibly broken circular protrusion, which is surrounded by a circunferencial sunken band. The sides of the disc has a longitudinal flute, which is flanked by two raised edges.

Diameter: 14.77 m

Height: 5.25 m

Weight: 6.28 g

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1500
Date to: Circa AD 1700

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Height: 5.25 mm
Weight: 6.28 g
Diameter: 14.77 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 27th September 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Riccardo Caravello
Identified by: Mr Riccardo Caravello

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Essex (County)
District: Maldon (District)
To be known as: Tolleshunt D'arcy

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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