SUR-542C88:

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Unique ID: SUR-542C88

Object type certainty: Certain
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A lead alloy ovoid steelyard weight, 29.1mm in length and 57.26g (2.02 oz) with an iron suspension loop of thick wire cast into it; the loop itself has broken off. Possibly Roman although may be later.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 43
Date to: Circa AD 1500

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 29.1 mm
Width: 22.3 mm
Weight: 57.26 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Simon Maslin
Identified by: Dr Simon Maslin

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Surrey (County)
District: Guildford (District)
Parish or ward: Worplesdon (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU9651
Four figure Latitude: 51.25010023
Four figure longitude: -0.62587306
1:25K map: SU9651
1:10K map: SU95SE
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SUR
Created: 20 days ago
Updated: 12 days ago

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