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THIMBLE

Unique ID: NMS-E84995

Object type certainty: Certain
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Heavy-duty medieval cast copper alloy domed thimble with, above a plain band around the base, all of the surface covered with a continuous spiral of round indentations, apart from a 5mm diameter patch at the top of the dome. There is a single notch in the base. Height 23mm. Diameter 21.2mm. Weight 15.58g. 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 1300
Date to: Circa AD 1500

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Height: 23 mm
Weight: 15.58 g
Diameter: 21.2 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 17th February 2015 - Monday 16th March 2015

Personal details

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

Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: 53947
Other reference: NMD032015

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: Breckland (District)
Parish or ward: Whissonsett (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TF9223
Four figure Latitude: 52.77045009
Four figure longitude: 0.8446764
1:25K map: TF9223
1:10K map: TF92SW
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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