DEV-D297F2: DEV-D297F2 musket ball

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MUSKET BALL

Unique ID: DEV-D297F2

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

Postmedieval lead alloy musket ball. The registration between the two halves of the bullet mould was poor resulting in an offset where the two hemispheres of the bullet do not meet properly.

Notes:

Photo ref. 692

Class: Moulding fault
Sub class: Offset

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 27.3 g
Diameter: 17 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 26th May 2010

Personal details

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Recorded by: Danielle Wootton
Identified by: Danielle Wootton

Materials and construction

Primary material: Lead Alloy
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Devon (County)
District: East Devon (District)
Parish or ward: Ottery St. Mary (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SY0998
Four figure Latitude: 50.774417
Four figure longitude: -3.29196
1:25K map: SY0998
1:10K map: SY08SE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1000 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Whilst metal detecting
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: DEV
Created: 9 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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