PUBLIC-A66744: Post Medieval thimble

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THIMBLE

Unique ID: PUBLIC-A66744

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Dutch, Holmes Type I, composite two- or three-piece sheet copper-alloy thimble dating to c.1620- c.1650. The body of the thimble has concentric rows of sub-diamond-shaped, punched pits and a distinct vertical seam where the rolled, sheet thimble was joined. The top of the thimble is separate, domed and decorated with a waffle pattern of punched, circular pits. There is a very distinctive, punched maker's mark within a plain band close to the thimble's lower edge.

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 1620
Date to: Circa AD 1650

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 29 mm
Width: 26 mm
Weight: 7.81 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 11th November 2012

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: East Lindsey (District)
Parish or ward: South Somercotes (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TF4393
Four figure Latitude: 53.41443125
Four figure longitude: 0.1500926
1:25K map: TF4393
1:10K map: TF49SW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth less than 0.25 m

References cited

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Recording Institution: PUBLIC
Created: 8 years ago
Updated: 15 days ago

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