NLM-417382: Post-Medieval Lead Shot

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SHOT

Unique ID: NLM-417382

Object type certainty: Certain
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Lead shot. Cast ball retaining the untrimmed ingate from the pouring of lead into a bullet mould. The mass, at just over one half an ounce, may suggest this to have been for use with a pistol. The metal retains its grey tint, which may point to a relatively recent date. The untrimmed metal need not have prevented the use of this shot, though it bears no sign of having been fired. Suggested date: Post-Medieval, 1700-1800.

Length: 18.4mm, Diameter: 15mm, Weight: 15.38gms

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 1700
Date to: Circa AD 1800

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 18.4 mm
Weight: 15.38 g
Diameter: 15 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 16th April 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Martin Foreman
Identified by: Mr Martin Foreman

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM39277

Materials and construction

Primary material: Lead
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Lincolnshire (Unitary Authority)
District: North Lincolnshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Epworth

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
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

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Updated: About one year ago

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