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Steelyard weight: CM.1998-2008

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Ascribed culture Roman

Description

A biconical lead steelyard weight with embedded iron for broken attachment loop.

Find spot

  • Torksey, Lincolnshire

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (2008-11-24) by Taylor, Geoffrey

Dating

Roman
- 400

Components of the work

Object composed of Lead-alloy Weight 77.75 g
Whole Object Diameter 33 mm Height 22 mm

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.1998-2008
Primary reference Number: 183980
UKDFD: 12388
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 18 May 2015 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Coins and Medals

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