WMID-B71DF2: Post Medieval lead shots x 4 (plan view)

Rights Holder: Birmingham Museums Trust
CC License:


Image use policy

Our images can be used under a CC BY attribution licence (unless stated otherwise).

SHOT

Unique ID: WMID-B71DF2

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

Four (4) complete cast spherical lead alloy probable Shot, of Post Medieval dating, circa AD 1600-1800.

  1. The shot measures 26.88 mm in diameter and 19.37 mm thick. It weighs 69.8 grams. This has a double groove on one side.
  2. The shot measures 26.50 mm in diameter and 19.30 mm thick. It weighs 65.4 grams.
  3. The shot measures 26.61mm in diameter and 18.94 mm thick. It weighs 57.8 grams.
  4. The shot measures 24.01 mm in diameter and weighs 70.1 grams.

Another assemblage discovered in Worcestershire (WAW-A8D562) have some shots that exhibit the same double groove along on side. These are suggested as Musket balls.

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: 4

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Miss Victoria Allnatt
Identified by: Miss Victoria Allnatt

Materials and construction

Primary material: Lead Alloy
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Worcestershire (County)
District: Wyre Forest (District)
Parish or ward: Stone (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SO8671
Four figure Latitude: 52.33690152
Four figure longitude: -2.20689467
1:25K map: SO8671
1:10K map: SO87SE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

References cited

No references cited so far.

Similar objects

Find number: WMID-D2199B
Object type: SHOT
Broadperiod: POST MEDIEVAL
Twelve (12) complete cast spherical lead alloy probable Shot, of Post Medieval dating, circa AD 1600-1800. They were discovered in a 50 yard …
Workflow: Awaiting validationFind awaiting validation

Find number: LEIC-BE7813
Object type: SHOT
Broadperiod: POST MEDIEVAL
Post Medieval lead alloy shot, 17mm in diameter and weighs 26.64grams.
Workflow: Awaiting validationFind awaiting validation

Find number: DENO-8196B6
Object type: BROOCH
Broadperiod: ROMAN
Roman cast copper alloy bow and fantail brooch, 1st-2nd century. Spring and pin missing. Undecorated wings. There appears to be a wide shallow…
Workflow: Awaiting validationFind awaiting validation

Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

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

Other formats: this page is available as qrcode json xml geojson pdf rdf representations.