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THIMBLE

Unique ID: NMS-163971

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

Distorted medieval cast copper alloy domed thimble. Above a narrow plain band around the base the whole outer surface is covered in one continuous spiral of small round indentations. There is no notch in the base. A heavy-duty object. Height 18.8mm. Diameter c.20mm. Weight 9.27g. 15th century.

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
Height: 18.8 mm
Weight: 9.27 g
Diameter: 20 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st April 2013 - Tuesday 30th April 2013

Personal details

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

Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: 57218
Other reference: SC032015

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Norfolk (County)
District: South Norfolk (District)
Parish or ward: Langley with Hardley (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TG3800
Four figure Latitude: 52.54578725
Four figure longitude: 1.5087113
1:25K map: TG3800
1:10K map: TG30SE
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

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Audit data

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

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