WILT-400E37: Medieval Gaming Piece

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Unique ID: WILT-400E37

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A lead-alloy medieval gaming piece, dating to the period AD 1100-1500. It is broadly triangular in shape with a flat, rectangular base. It measures 18.46mm in height, 13.17mm long and 14.38mm wide base, tapering to a point. In total, this weighs 12.31g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1100
Date to: Circa AD 1500

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Height: 18.46 mm
Width: 14.38 mm
Weight: 12.31 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Fiona Johnstone
Identified by: Miss Fiona Johnstone

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SSWM 5156

Materials and construction

Primary material: Lead Alloy
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Chippenham Without (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST9075
Four figure Latitude: 51.47387211
Four figure longitude: -2.14537038
1:25K map: ST9075
1:10K map: ST97NW
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

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