SF-E29A9B: Medieval open Thimble

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THIMBLE

Unique ID: SF-E29A9B

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

A cast copper-alloy Medieval open thimble. It has a truncated-cone shape and has the exterior surface decorated with hand drilled indentations which tend to be alligned in vertical lines. The internal surface has trasversal smoothing marks.

The shape and type suggest the period AD 1350-1450.

Diameter: 19.30 mm. Height: 11.92 mm. Weight: 4.68 g.

Class: ring

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1350
Date to: Circa AD 1450

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Height: 11.92 mm
Weight: 4.68 g
Diameter: 19.3 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 16th June 2016

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Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: RLM 081
Other reference: Finders reference SS14 100

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Suffolk Coastal (District)
To be known as: Rendlesham

Spatial coordinates


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
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SF
Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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