A weighty issue

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Beckybue
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Hi all,
I found this weight today on very deep pasture which has some interesting markings on it, but I can’t identify it at all. It’s an approx 8oz weight. Do any of you wise souls recognise the markings? It has a dimple in the middle.
A few months ago I found a plainer version of same (also approx 8oz) about 15 metres away, circle and dot in middle, and then about 30 metres away this hexagonal 4 oz weight, no markings.
I would be so grateful for any information on them or on the markings of the first one to help date it. With thanks!
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Third hexagonal weight
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First one 'W' William III? Looks like a crown upside down. :Thinking:
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So many weights in 1 area kind of says some serious trading was going on there
Nice finds :thumbsup:
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Blackadder43 wrote: Tue Nov 23, 2021 11:12 pm So many weights in 1 area kind of says some serious trading was going on there
Nice finds :thumbsup:
I agree with BA for what`s it`s worth and i think they are personal trade weights rather than the official ones but perhaps the lead one copying the design like the crown and first letter of the monarch and rings off the bottom of a copper alloy official one to perhaps to make it look more official :?:
Or put another way i have no idea :thumbdown: Sorry Beckybue But nice finds :thumbsup:
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Thank you for the replies and suggestions. I like the idea that they could be homemade weights and stamped to make them look more official! There’s zillions of George coins in that area too and the odd older one so I’ll guess they’re Georgian. Thanks again!
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The round one is a 19th century Guildhall weight - this guide might help. The Guildhall symbol is the ewer :thumbsup: Check out the 9th one down on the right, in the circular trade weights section.

Can’t find any reference to the other type so agree it’s probably a locally made one :thumbsup:
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Oxgirl wrote: Wed Nov 24, 2021 10:51 am The round one is a 19th century Guildhall weight - this guide might help. The Guildhall symbol is the ewer :thumbsup: Check out the 9th one down on the right, in the circular trade weights section.
Where are you seeing the ewer on the weight? :Thinking:
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Oxgirl wrote: Wed Nov 24, 2021 10:51 am The round one is a 19th century Guildhall weight - this guide might help. The Guildhall symbol is the ewer :thumbsup: Check out the 9th one down on the right, in the circular trade weights section.

Can’t find any reference to the other type so agree it’s probably a locally made one :thumbsup:
So it is 😮😀. I looked at those pictures and didn’t spot it! Huge thanks for IDing it!
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