MEDIEVAL WEIGHT

A cast lead-alloy weight, possibly a medieval or post-medieval fishing weight, though this attribution is uncertain as the weight cannot be dated. The weight is flat and tapers slightly, being wider at the bottom than the top. The bottom of the weight has rounded corners and there is a crudely punched oval hole at the narrow end, from which the weight was suspended. It is 39mm in length, 16.5mm wi…