Metal finds from Oudepost I include iron, copper, brass, bronze, pewter, and lead. The metal remains at Oudepost include a number of raw materials. Twenty two copper beads from Oudepost are described elsewhere, ten of which can be broadly dated because they resemble those from the wreck of the De Liefde. The Oudepost fragments resemble those found in other colonial sites worldwide, including the French Fort Pentagoet in Maine and the fort at the APVA excavation at Jamestown, Virginia. The Oudepost copper was always intended for trade, as can be seen in the first list of provisions that were dispatched to the outpost and that itemizes 140 lbs of copper and seven copper kettles. The lead remains from Oudepost include finished artifacts and manufacturing debris. The largest numerical category of lead artifacts includes 1050 fragments of lead shot.