NLM-FE8BD9: Post-Medieval Thimble

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THIMBLE

Unique ID: NLM-FE8BD9

Object type certainty: Certain
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Copper alloy thimble. Cast open topped thimble or sewing ring with seven rows of circular pits which ascend in left to right diagonal rows. An incised line or step limits the field of indentations. Suggested date: Post-Medieval, 1600-1800.

Diameter: 17.3mm, Height: 12.5mm, Thickness (wall): 1.5mm, Weight: 3.56gms.

Class: ring

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 1600
Date to: Circa AD 1800

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Height: 12.5 mm
Thickness: 1.5 mm
Weight: 3.56 g
Diameter: 17.3 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 29th October 2015

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM30981

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Nottinghamshire (County)
District: Bassetlaw (District)
To be known as: Stokeham

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NLM
Created: 6 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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