SWYOR-FD6DE1: Spindle whorl of unknown date

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SPINDLE WHORL

Unique ID: SWYOR-FD6DE1

Object type certainty: Possibly
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A lead artefact of unknown date, AD 43 - 1600, possibly a spindle whorl or a weight of some sort. It is conical in shape, with a flat base and a rounded apex. There is a central, circular perforation of diameter 6.2mm at the base, but only 3.6mm at the apex. The weight has a dark grey patina. It is 19.8mm in diameter and 13.6mm high. It weighs 22.63gm.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: UNKNOWN
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 43
Date to: Circa AD 1600

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Height: 13.6 mm
Weight: 22.63 g
Diameter: 19.8 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 15th June 2014 - Wednesday 27th January 2016

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Jack Volunteer Coulthard
Identified by: Mr Jack Volunteer Coulthard

Other reference numbers

Other reference: PAS form number 2809

Materials and construction

Primary material: Lead
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Nottinghamshire (County)
District: Bassetlaw (District)
Parish or ward: Lound (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK6986
Four figure Latitude: 53.36637376
Four figure longitude: -0.96452182
1:25K map: SK6986
1:10K map: SK68NE
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Grassland, Heathland
Specific landuse: Regularly improved

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SWYOR
Created: 2 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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