LVPL-35BD71: Post Medieval: Shot / Musket ball

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SHOT

Unique ID: LVPL-35BD71

Object type certainty: Certain
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A complete spherical lead alloy ball, probably a musket ball, of 17th Century dating.

The lead shot is spherical in nature, displaying a couple of nicks and a small ridge, probably the remnants of the casting process.

It is a light to mid grey colour with an uneven surface patina.

It has a diameter of 14.32mm and weighs 16.4 grams.

Shot of this type and weight are normally attributed to use with muskets, and of 17th Century dating onwards.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: MODERN
Date from: Circa AD 1600
Date to: Circa AD 1700

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 16.4 g
Diameter: 14.32 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Teresa Gilmore
Identified by: Miss Teresa Gilmore

Materials and construction

Primary material: Lead Alloy
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Sefton (Metropolitan District)
District: Sefton (Metropolitan District)
Parish or ward: Lydiate (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SD3606
Four figure Latitude: 53.54672
Four figure longitude: -2.96735
1:25K map: SD3606
1:10K map: SD30NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LVPL
Created: 8 years ago
Updated: 4 months ago

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