LVPL2294:

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THIMBLE

Unique ID: LVPL2294

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Cast open-ended thimble with incised line around base. Reversed D-shaped indentations in a right-hand spiral, beginning at the base with a five pointed star maker's mark.

Notes:

Probably manufactured in Nuremberg.

Class: ring

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: AD 1550
Date to: AD 1600

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Width: 10 mm
Diameter: 18 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st October 2002

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cheshire West and Chester (Unitary Authority)
District: Cheshire West and Chester (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Aston (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SJ5678
Four figure Latitude: 53.297117
Four figure longitude: -2.661623
1:25K map: SJ5678
1:10K map: SJ57NE
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

Author Publication Year Title Publication Place Publisher Pages Reference
McConnel, B. 1990 Collector's Guide to Thimbles New Jersey, USA p.21

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Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

Recording Institution: LVPL
Created: 19 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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