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WEIGHT

Unique ID: NMS-FD0416

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

Post medieval lead four ounce trade weight of James I or II dating to the period c. AD1603 - 1685. Roughly discoidal in form; one face is stamped with the initials I R surmounted by a crown, the arms of the City of Norwich (A castle keep over a lion facing left) and four oval recesses in a line, denoting the weight.

Weight: 113g / 3.98oz avoirdupois. The slight discrepancy in weight is probably down to damage caused after deposition.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1603
Date to: Circa AD 1685

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 7 mm
Weight: 113 g
Diameter: 45.8 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 30th September 2018 - Sunday 30th September 2018

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Miss Julie Shoemark
Identified by: Miss Julie Shoemark

Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: 63019
Other reference: NHRG102018

Materials and construction

Primary material: Lead
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Norfolk (County)
District: South Norfolk (District)
Parish or ward: Wacton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TM1890
Four figure Latitude: 52.46439817
Four figure longitude: 1.20772128
1:25K map: TM1890
1:10K map: TM19SE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NMS
Created: 15 days ago
Updated: 14 days ago

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