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THIMBLE

Unique ID: NMS-FDD198

Object type certainty: Certain
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Medieval copper alloy domed thimble, domed, cast and turned, cf. Egan 1998, nos. 829-31. All of the exterior apart from the centre of the dome is covered with a continuous spiral of round indentations. There is a single notch in the base. Diameter and height 20.5mm. A heavy-duty example, weight 13.11g. Thickness of the wall at the base 1.3mm. 15th century.

Finder's no. DW.6 11

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1400
Date to: Circa AD 1500

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 20.5 mm
Width: 20.5 mm
Weight: 13.11 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 9th September 2014 - Monday 13th October 2014

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Andrew Rogerson
Identified by: Dr Andrew Rogerson

Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: 23643
Other reference: KLMD102014

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata


County or Unitary authority: Norfolk (County)
District: King's Lynn and West Norfolk (District)
Parish or ward: Marham (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TF7311
Four figure Latitude: 52.66909817
Four figure longitude: 0.55703905
1:25K map: TF7311
1:10K map: TF71SW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NMS
Created: 3 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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