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« on: April 10, 2021, 05:07:54 PM »

Hello guy,nice to be back ,with all this nonsence going on,myself and tom went out yesterday,we had abit of a mixed bag,i whittled this beauty out,never seen one before,has anybody else seen anything like it
I also found a bronze axe head in the same field about 2 years ago.cheers guys ,ron.


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« Reply #1 on: April 11, 2021, 07:04:52 AM »

Morning Ron. Thatís a bit different, very nice. Is it a weight or is it a bell ?
It seems to have the same suspension as a Crotal bell.
But of course, if itís solid it would be a weight.
Nice to see you & Tom got out together after all this wasted time. Do still take care though.
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« Reply #2 on: April 12, 2021, 06:48:07 PM »

Hello val,yea it is solid bronze,what I can make out it is a weight, x
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« Reply #3 on: April 12, 2021, 07:47:15 PM »

I was going to say this looked like 1500-1700s date to me. But upon research I see this is most likely a Roman Acorn Steelyard weight! Both these examples pictured were found in Europe, Cyprus and Naples, so yours might be a well traveled example. Very nice find! Maybe the rest of the parts are still out there! Something worth recording on PAS!


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« Reply #4 on: April 13, 2021, 05:54:40 PM »

thanks for that,jtalbot0001,them photo,s are what i seen somewhere on the net,yes i will record it ,but im having a bit of trouble downloading my photos at the moment,and i do think there is more there for us,cheers ron. Wink
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« Reply #5 on: April 29, 2021, 08:35:05 AM »

Very nice - and especially to have a confirmation of what date it might be
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