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Unique ID: HAMP-815D50

Object type certainty: Certain
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A corroded small lead-alloy ball with attached sprue: shot of post-medieval date. The sprue extends for 2.9mm at a diameter of 5.7mm before expanding to 6.6mm at the point of break. The sphere is small enough to be pistol shot.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1650
Date to: Circa AD 1850

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 16.8 mm
Weight: 8.57 g
Diameter: 11.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 8th March 2010

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Robert Webley
Identified by: Dr Sam Moorhead
Secondary identifier: Ms Laura Burnett

Other reference numbers

Other reference: E2845; 280

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: East Hampshire (District)
To be known as: Medstead CP

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Weekend Wanderers USA tour March 2010
General landuse: Cultivated land

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Audit data

Recording Institution: HAMP
Created: 8 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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