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    • Primary material: Copper alloy

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Record ID: WAW-9C40B7
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: County of Herefordshire
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A complete cast and possibly lathe-turned copper alloy trade weight issued in the reign of James I or II. The weight is circular in plan and the edge, on the upper surface forms a wide lip. Within the lip there is two concentric low-relief rings. In the field outside the rings and between the lip there are 4 stamped symbols. Firstly the sword of St Paul (representing the City) at 11 o’ clock, the Founder Company’s mark (an ewer) at 6 o’ clock and the royal cipher (a crown above the monarch’s initial: I) at 10 o’ clock and an ‘A’ at 1 o’clock representing the Averdepois …
Created on: Tuesday 13th November 2007
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: WAW-A93853
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Copper alloy trade weight, disc shaped, one face plain the other has a narrow line around its edge and a central hollow, 3.0mm diameter. Near the edge of the disc is a stamp mark consisting of a crowned H or N. Turning marks on face.
Created on: Monday 25th May 2009
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Aymestrey', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: HESH-0B7467
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Cast copper alloy trade weight of probable post medieval date (1600-1750). The weight is circular in plan with a raised rim and sunken, slightly convex, interior. The rim and interior are the same on each face. The weight has been abraded in the plough soil and corrosion and wear has obscured the stamped marks. These marks are only present on the upper face and are positioned in a broadly symmetrical pattern. The stamps consist of well struck, but slightly distorted letters: F, W, L (possibly F), and V. The reverse is plain, apart from the slight distortion caused by the use of the pun…
Created on: Friday 19th January 2007
Last updated: Wednesday 4th October 2017
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Record ID: HESH-D3F685
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Cast copper alloy weight of post-medieval date (1625-1685). The weight is part of a larger group of stacking weights, having a wide and relatively thick raised edge on the upper face. The front and rear faces both have turned circles around a central hollow point; all of these concentric circles are regular and well formed. The front face is further marked with a series of stamps - including a crowned C (for Charles I (1625-1649) or Charles II (1660-1685); the dagger or sword of the London Guildhall; and a faint ewer (coffee pot) of the Worshipful Company of Founders. It is possible …
Created on: Wednesday 22nd May 2013
Last updated: Friday 9th May 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Much Marcle', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: HESH-0FAF44
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: MODERN
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A cast copper alloy weight of probable late post-medieval or modern date (1700-1800). The weight is part of a larger group of stacking weights, having a wide and relatively thick raised edge on the upper face. The front and rear faces both have turned circles around a central hollow point on the obverse and a raised boss on the reverse; all of these concentric circles are regular and well formed. Around the edge of the front face are a series of stamped marks, these are corroded but relatively legible: they consist if the initial A (probably for Queen Anne), a poorly defined sword (th…
Created on: Thursday 9th December 2010
Last updated: Friday 17th December 2010
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Kimbolton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: HESH-096BA0
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A cast copper alloy weight of probable late post-medieval or modern date (1700-1800). The weight is part of a larger group of stacking weights, having a wide and relatively thick raised edge on the upper face. The front and rear faces both have turned circles around a central point on the obverse and a raised boss on the reverse; all of these concentric circles are regular and well formed. Around the central area on the reverse is a considerable depression . The upper face is marked irregularly with a series of stamped initials. These comprise a crowned G (George I), a long sword (the…
Created on: Wednesday 12th September 2012
Last updated: Thursday 20th September 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Brinsop', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: BERK-2F69E3
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A large, complete copper alloy trade weight dating to the post-medieval period, to the reign of William and Mary (AD 1689-1694). The weight is circular in shape with a raised lip and concentric circles on the front face. Within are several control stamps; a crowned W over M at c. 11 o'clock, a sword for St Paul's (London) at 12 o'clock, a letter A for avoirdupois at 1 o'clock and an ewer for the London Founders' Company at 5 o'clock. The weight weighs 3.720 ounces (105.4 grams), just under a quarter of a pound. Unusually the reverse of this weight appears to have a separate plug in th…
Created on: Tuesday 16th August 2016
Last updated: Wednesday 14th September 2016
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Record ID: HESH-F92162
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A Post Medieval cast copper alloy weight dating to circa (AD 1625 - 1649). The weight is circular in plan. The upper surface has a lipped rim and two fine low-relief concentric rings in the centre. Within the concentric rings is a centrally placed circular incision. At the centre of the front face of the weight there is a circular indentation which is where the maker would have shaved the weight to make it the correct weight. At the 6 o'clock position there is the Founders Company mark of a ewer which was stamped on approved weights. At the 11 o'clock position there is the royal ciphe…
Created on: Tuesday 28th April 2015
Last updated: Monday 10th April 2017
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Record ID: PUBLIC-4E573A
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A 17th-century post-medieval copper-alloy quarter ounce trade weight, dating from the reign of Charles I or II (1625-1685). The pan weight is formed of a thick disc. On the front there is a raised circumferential rim with an incuse ring at the centre, surrounded by fine circumferential turning marks. There are three stamped marks on the front: a crowned letter 'C' (at 11 o'clock), which is the royal cypher; The dagger of St. Paul (at 1 'clock), for London, the place of its manufacture; a ewer (at 6 o'clock), for the Founders Company of London. The ewer has not been struck correctly…
Created on: Sunday 22nd January 2017
Last updated: Wednesday 31st January 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Brampton Abbotts', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: HESH-455E69
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Cast copper alloy weight of post-medieval date (1500-1850). The weight is part of a larger group of stacking weights, having a wide and relatively thick raised edge on the upper face. The front and rear faces both have turned circles around a central hollow point; all of these concentric circles are regular and well formed. There are no stamped counter marks. The reverse face has a central recess filled with white lead alloy. The weight is a mid green colour with an abraded surface patina. The weight measures 6.2mm thick, diameter of 32.5mm and weighs 24.83 grams (0.87 ozs).
Created on: Tuesday 21st November 2017
Last updated: Sunday 17th February 2019
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Brimfield', grid reference and parish protected.


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