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    • Created after: Sunday 1st January 2012
    • Created before: Monday 11th June 2012
    • Broad period: MODERN
    • Object type: WEIGHT

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Record ID: YORYM-0884A4
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: MODERN
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
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A complete cast copper alloy troy weight of modern date. The main body of the weight is cylindrical with sharply turned edges and a narrow handle projecting centrally from the top face. The handle is tapers towards the middle and flares outwards again to form the wider circular terminal. The metal has a mid greenish-brown colour and is worn. The weight is 31.8mm tall, 19.5mm in diameter at the body, 10.2mm in diameter at the handle and weighs 47.5g. The English troy bullion system was used from 1526 with greater standardisation from 1588 onwards. Cylindrical troy weights such as thi…
Created on: Thursday 7th June 2012
Last updated: Monday 18th June 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Wawne', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NLM-F265E5
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: MODERN
County: North Lincolnshire
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Lead Hem Weight. Cast flat discoid weight fragment with paired stitching holes drilled from both sides, of diameter 2.6mm. Suggested date: Modern, 1800-1900. Diameter: 26.3mm, Thickness: 3.1mm, Weight: 12.78gms.
Created on: Wednesday 6th June 2012
Last updated: Thursday 10th January 2013
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Record ID: NLM-4D5F36
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: MODERN
County: North Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy Weight. Cast discoid weight, one of a nesting set with raised rim. A stamped legend reads: ¼ OZ. The base is dimpled. Suggested date: Modern, 1800-1900. Diameter: 18.3mm, Thickness: 4.7mm, Weight: 6.49gms.
Created on: Tuesday 29th May 2012
Last updated: Monday 14th January 2013
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Record ID: CORN-E34863
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: MODERN
County: Cornwall
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Cast lead trade weight with '1/4 Ib' in reverse at the centre and a stamp of a letter above, within two concentric rings, beyond which is a legend of letters, the maker's name or the company name, within a circular border, which are too worn to be made out, and in reverse, but perhaps 'Q R' in one section and 'O L V' in another. The weight of the object is 65.26 g which equates to 2.3 ounces. These weights were made by using a good bronze or iron weight (with a rim) as a mould, into which molten lead was poured. They generally date from the 19th century, when the lead weights so pro…
Created on: Thursday 24th May 2012
Last updated: Tuesday 26th June 2012
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Record ID: CORN-E2A968
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: MODERN
County: Cornwall
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Cast copper alloy trade weight from a stacking set, circular in plan with angled sides and a wide raised rim on the top. The recessed area within this raised border has a central incised circle surrounding a crown over the letters TRURO, which is a provincial mark that has been stamped over an earlier stamp, at about 9 o'clock, of a ewer, used in London until 1826 (Bailey, 2000, 42). Below the central stamp, at about 6 o'clock, is a square shield on its side with the sword of St Paul in the top left quarter. This was introduced in 1826 when new 'Imperial Standards' came into force (Ba…
Created on: Thursday 24th May 2012
Last updated: Tuesday 29th May 2012
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Record ID: SOM-CAC781
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: MODERN
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Modern copper alloy trade weight from a stacking set. The weight is circular with a wide raised rim on the top. The top has two concentric incised circles within the rim and stamped initials. The sides are angled and the back flat. The weight is stamped with a crowned GR at 6 o'clock, the crown is weakly stamped or worn, and a crowned V at right angles to this at 12 o'clock. It is 20.3mm in diameter and 3.5mm thick; it weighs 5.61 grams, 0.215 oz. It was probably originally a quarter of an ounce with some weight lost to corrosion. Biggs (1992:54) suggests the crowned GR stamp was …
Created on: Wednesday 23rd May 2012
Last updated: Wednesday 23rd May 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'St Cuthbert Out CP', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NLM-941AC4
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: MODERN
County: Nottinghamshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy Weight. Cast discoid weight with rim; illegible stamped notation appears on its upper surface. One of a series of nesting weights, possibly representing one quarter of an imperial ounce, though if so, this is underweight. Suggested date: Modern, 1850-1900. Diameter: 17.7mm, Thickness: 4.1mm, Weight: 6.32gms.
Created on: Monday 13th February 2012
Last updated: Tuesday 26th June 2012
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Record ID: NLM-157162
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: MODERN
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy Weight. Cast discoid weight with raised rim, one of a set of nesting weights. Stamped on its upper surface ½ OZ, representing one half an averdepois or imperial ounce. Suggested date: Modern, 1850-1950. Diameter: 21.7mm, Thickness: 6.2mm, Weight: 14.03gms.
Created on: Tuesday 7th February 2012
Last updated: Friday 13th April 2012
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Record ID: NLM-FD2D45
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: MODERN
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Lead Hem Weight. Cast discoid weight with central hole spanned by an integrally cast bar. The numeral 3 appears cast on both sides of the weight. Suggested date: Modern, 1850-1900. Diameter: 24mm, Thickness: 3.2mm, Weight: 10.61gms.
Created on: Monday 6th February 2012
Last updated: Tuesday 21st July 2015
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Record ID: WAW-133EE7
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: MODERN
County: Warwickshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete cast lead-alloy weight, probably home-made/unofficial, dating from the post-medieval or early modern period, i.e. c. AD1600-1800. The reverse is plain and shows that the weight was roughly cast whilst the obverse displays lettering withing two concentric circles. It is mirror-writing and it is not possible to make out the writing in the outer circle. However, the central writing reads '[1/2]lb'. It is very similar to two lead weights recorded under LANCUM-1440E4 and LANCUM-0FA5A3. The artefact is incomplete due to old breaks. Dimensions: Diameter: 36.05mm, thickness: 3…
Created on: Thursday 26th January 2012
Last updated: Thursday 26th January 2012
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