LEIC-A4B991: Early? Medieval lead alloy gaming piece

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GAMING PIECE

Unique ID: LEIC-A4B991

Object type certainty: Certain
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Broadly Medieval lead alloy gaming piece, 17mm in diameter, 7mm thick, with a weight of 9.42grams. The object is circular in form and semi-circular in cross section and appears to be undecorated and roughly cast. Possibly an early medieval hastily made gaming counter?

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Period to: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 850
Date to: Circa AD 1100

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 7 mm
Weight: 9.42 g
Diameter: 17 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Joyce Lee
Identified by: Wendy Scott

Materials and construction

Primary material: Lead Alloy
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata


County or Unitary authority: Rutland (Unitary Authority)
District: Rutland (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Braunston-in-Rutland (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK8207
Four figure Latitude: 52.65453825
Four figure longitude: -0.78923308
1:25K map: SK8207
1:10K map: SK80NW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LEIC
Created: About one year ago
Updated: About one year ago

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