NLM-5DCF34: Post-Medieval Lead Weight

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WEIGHT

Unique ID: NLM-5DCF34

Object type certainty: Possibly
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Lead possible weight. Cast plain flat-sided disc, patinated and now lightly creased. The mass may suggest this to have represented a slightly underweight half of an averdepois ounce. A similar object (NLM-7239B1) perhaps representing an underweight quarter ounce was reported along with this from the same general location. Suggested date: Post-Medieval, 1500-1700

Diameter: 26.1mm, Thickness: 2.6mm, Weight: 13.36gms.

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 1500
Date to: Circa AD 1700

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.6 mm
Weight: 13.36 g
Diameter: 26.1 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 6th November 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Martin Foreman
Identified by: Mr Martin Foreman

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM41123

Materials and construction

Primary material: Lead
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: East Lindsey (District)
To be known as: Binbrook

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NLM
Created: 9 days ago
Updated: 8 days ago

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