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SUR-91ABAE: Post medieval: Silver thimble

Rights Holder: Surrey County Council
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THIMBLE

Unique ID: SUR-91ABAE

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A small post medieval silver thimble, now squashed and distorted, probably dating to the second half of the 17th century. The thimble is 16mm long. The pits are stamped on a diagonal grid. Around the rim is a decorative band comprising swags, foliate shapes and flowers, a diagonal grid infilled with flowers, and at least one human mask. There is no maker's mark.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder after being disclaimed as Treasure

Treasure details

Treasure case tracking number: 2016T1068

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1650
Date to: Circa AD 1700

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Height: 15.92 mm
Weight: 2.15 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 16th October 2016 - Friday 11th November 2016

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: 16-1681
Treasure case number: 2016T1068

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Surrey (County)
District: Guildford (District)
Parish or ward: Worplesdon (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU9551
Four figure Latitude: 51.25026749
Four figure longitude: -0.64019694
1:25K map: SU9551
1:10K map: SU95SE
Grid reference source: From a paper map
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: SUR
Created: 5 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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