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THIMBLE

Unique ID: SF-6FE9A9

Object type certainty: Certain
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A complete but bent copper-alloy domed type thimble of Post-Medieval date.

The rim is unthickened and has a circumferential groove. The straight sides are covered with extensive circular indentations that spiral from the crown to the base of the thimble.

This thimble measures 11.50mm in height, 15.86mm in diameter, 0.81mm in thickness, 1.27g in weight.

There are similar examples from London (Egan, 2005, p. 132, no. 621).

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 1500
Date to: Circa AD 1700

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Height: 11.5 mm
Thickness: 0.81 mm
Weight: 1.27 g
Diameter: 15.86 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 2nd January 2014

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Gemma Stewart
Identified by: Miss Gemma Stewart

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Mid Suffolk (District)
To be known as: Yaxley

Spatial coordinates


Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SF
Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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