SOM-902166: Post-medieval unidentified object (disc)

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UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT

Unique ID: SOM-902166

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

A small copper-alloy flat disc of probable post-medieval date (c. 18th or 19th century AD). The piece is corroded, with the only decoration discernible with any clarity being the letters VM, both with serifs.

Inscription: VM

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1700
Date to: Circa AD 1900

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 11.5 mm
Width: 11.4 mm
Thickness: 1.9 mm
Weight: 0.61 g
Diameter: 11.5 mm

Personal details

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

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC receipt 22373

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Uncertain

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Devon (County)
District: Mid Devon (District)
To be known as: Sampford Peverell CP

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SOM
Created: 5 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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