SWYOR-56DBD2: Post Medieval thimble

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THIMBLE

Unique ID: SWYOR-56DBD2

Object type certainty: Certain
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A cast, copper alloy thimble, probably of late post medieval date, 1700-1800AD. The punch holes on the side are very small, round and arranged in concentric circles. Those on the crown of the thimble are larger, square, and arranged in a grid pattern There is a narrow, projecting rim around the base, separated from the body by a broad, incised groove. There is a small piece missing from the rim and a small piercing just above it. The thimble has a light green patina. It is 18.3mm in diameter and 20mm high. It weighs 5.27gm. For reference see: Finds Research Group, Datasheet 9, page 2.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1700
Date to: Circa AD 1800

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Height: 20 mm
Weight: 5.27 g
Diameter: 18.3 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 17th September 2009 - Thursday 16th September 2010

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: PAS form number 1241

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Incomplete

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
District: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: North Ferriby

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SWYOR
Created: 11 years ago
Updated: About one year ago

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