WMID-B6445D: Post medieval: Trade weight

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WEIGHT

Unique ID: WMID-B6445D

Object type certainty: Certain
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A complete copper alloy trade weight of Post Medieval dating (17th to 18th Centuries AD).

The weight is circular in plan. The obverse has a raised ring around the edge as a border. One stamp is visible, A Crowned I (from either James I (1603 to 1625) or James II (1685 to 1688). The base of the weight is undecorated.

It has a diameter of 29.0 mm and is 3.7 mm thick. It weighs 10.3 g (0.37 oz).

Several similar trade weights have been recorded on the PAS database, including: WMID-0EA67A, WMID-12D771 and SUR-82D25D.

Class: trade

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 1688

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 3.7 mm
Weight: 10.3 g
Diameter: 29 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 11th May 2019 - Saturday 11th May 2019

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Teresa Gilmore
Identified by: Miss Teresa Gilmore

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Staffordshire (County)
District: East Staffordshire (District)
Parish or ward: Croxden (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK0640
Four figure Latitude: 52.95734031
Four figure longitude: -1.91213288
1:25K map: SK0640
1:10K map: SK04SE
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Found whilst out searching with a metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: WMID
Created: 3 months ago
Updated: 3 months ago

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