IOW-7A3BB7: Unknown: Lead Weight

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Unique ID: IOW-7A3BB7

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

A complete lead alloy weight of Unknown date (c. AD 43-c. 1800).

This weight is sub-conical in form and has a sub-oval base. A central vertical hole flares slightly. At the bottom the hole has a diameter of c. 4.4mm and the diameter at the top is c. 3.2mm.

The weight is grey and pitted overall.

Height: 19.0mm; width: 24.3mm; thickness: 20.9mm. Weight: 42.85g.

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: Finder
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: UNKNOWN
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Late
Date from: Circa AD 43
Date to: Circa AD 1800

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Height: 19 mm
Width: 24.3 mm
Thickness: 20.9 mm
Weight: 42.85 g

Discovery dates

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

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Frank Basford
Identified by: Mr Frank Basford

Other reference numbers

Other reference: IOW2019-2-14

Materials and construction

Primary material: Lead Alloy
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
District: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Isle of Wight

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
Discovery circumstances: Club rally
Current location: Finder
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

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Audit data

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