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THIMBLE

Unique ID: NMS-31B4EE

Object type certainty: Certain
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Partly squashed medieval cast copper alloy heavy-duty domed thimble with two notches in the base and a circumferential groove above the base. All of the surface, apart from a small round ptch in th centre of the dome, is covered by a spiral of small round indentations. Diameter c.21mm. Height 20mm. Weigth 14.85g. 15th century.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1400
Date to: Circa AD 1500

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Height: 20 mm
Weight: 14.85 g
Diameter: 21 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 10th June 2017 - Wednesday 20th December 2017

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Dr Andrew Rogerson
Identified by: Dr Andrew Rogerson

Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: 34985
Other reference: ECKC012018

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Complete
Surface Treatment: Stamped

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Norfolk (County)
District: Breckland (District)
Parish or ward: Rocklands (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL9996
Four figure Latitude: 52.52551635
Four figure longitude: 0.93202451
1:25K map: TL9996
1:10K map: TL99NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NMS
Created: 3 months ago
Updated: 3 months ago

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