NARC-41D002: NARC-41D002 : Weight : Medieval to Post-Medieval

Rights Holder: The Portable Antiquities Scheme
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Unique ID: NARC-41D002

Object type certainty: Certain
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An incomplete lead alloy Weight of Medieval date (AD 1300-1600). The object is sub-rectangular in plan and flat in section. The right hand edge of the object has been lost and looks intentionally cut. The right had edge retains an incised linear border. Both faces have a raised cast design which is largely obscured by the missing portion and corrosion by-product. One face depicts a squared shield and cross within. The other face is obscured with inscription below, the legible inscription reads [??]GI.

The metal is cream with a pitted patina.

Length: 15.46mm, Width: 12.62mm, Thickness: 3.70mm, Weight: 2.9g.

Similar examples can be seen on the Portable Antiquities database: KENT5287 and ESS-B6A190.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1300
Date to: Circa AD 1600

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 15.46 mm
Width: 12.62 mm
Thickness: 3.7 mm
Weight: 2.9 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Ellie Cox
Identified by: Miss Ellie Cox

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Leicestershire (County)
District: Harborough (District)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP7186
Four figure Latitude: 52.4673325
Four figure longitude: -0.95630246
1:25K map: SP7186
1:10K map: SP78NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

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

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NARC
Created: 21 days ago
Updated: 20 days ago

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