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Fishing Weight: CM.1891-2008

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Current Location: In storage



A slender conical lead fishing weight with a small perforation at the top. Flat bottom and smooth sides.


History note: Bought as a part of a group for £100

Measurements and weight

Height: 31 mm

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Acquisition and important dates

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


500 - 1499

Components of the work

Object composed of base metal Weight 27.49 g
Base Width 17 mm

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.1891-2008
Primary reference Number: 184000
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 18 May 2015 Last processed: Thursday 3 August 2023

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

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