NLM-881628: Post-Medieval possible Weight

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Unique ID: NLM-881628

Object type certainty: Possibly
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Lead possible weight. Cast cylindrical or barrel-shaped object with a large round central aperture of diameter 6mm; patinated. If used as a weight, this would presumably be on either a line or the selvedge of a net - the size of hole would admit the latter. The oblate form is similar to that of larger and later weights used by fishermen, while the mass is close to one quarter of an averdepois ounce. Suggested date: Post-Medieval, 1500-1700

Length: 13.6mm, Diameter: 11.7mm, Weight: 7.60gms

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1500
Date to: Circa AD 1700

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 13.6 mm
Weight: 7.6 g
Diameter: 11.7 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: NLM41151

Materials and construction

Primary material: Lead
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

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

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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