NLM5700: Toy.

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Unique ID: NLM5700

Object type certainty: Certain
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Not a spinning top but a disc spinner, flat lead disc, edge scalloped, four perforations.


Checked following Sophie Catley. Identification changed from 'Spinning Top' to 'Toy'. Class' added: 'Spinner'. Dating changed from 'Medieval to Post-Medieval 1066- ' to 'Post-Medieval, 1500-1800'. Drawing ref. added.

Class: Spinner


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: AD 1500
Date to: AD 1800

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.8 mm
Weight: 40.68 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Marina Elwes

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM3026

Materials and construction

Primary material: Lead
Manufacture method: Cast

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: East Lindsey (District)
To be known as: MAT.F.1

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth less than 0.25 m

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NLM
Created: 17 years ago
Updated: About one year ago

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