DENO-499B2C: Post-Medieval Musket Ball

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MUSKET BALL

Unique ID: DENO-499B2C

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

A complete spherical post medieval, lead alloy musket ball (c.1600-c.1860). Surface covered in a light greyish patination. Diameter. 16.3 mm. Weight 23.74 g.

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 1860

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 23.73 g
Diameter: 16.3 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 30th July 2017 - Sunday 30th July 2017

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Catherine Falkner
Identified by: Mrs Catherine Falkner

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Derby E8608

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Derbyshire (County)
District: Amber Valley (District)
Parish or ward: Kirk Langley (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK2838
Four figure Latitude: 52.93866984
Four figure longitude: -1.58482478
1:25K map: SK2838
1:10K map: SK23NE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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

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