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ROMAN WEIGHT

Cast lead alloy weight, uncertain date. Flat roughly circular disc. No moulded decoration or stamped marks. Grey-cream patina. Apparently an iron wire running through the centre from one surface to the other – on one surface is an amorphous patch of iron corrosion, on the other is the end of the wire (diameter 2mm). Diameter 51.6mm-54.6mm, thickness 11.2mm-12.2mm, weight 243.3g.