WREX-7D197C: Fragment of a possible pair of post medieval copper alloy dividers

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DIVIDERS

Unique ID: WREX-7D197C

Object type certainty: Certain
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An incomplete pair of post-medieval copper-alloy mathematical or surveyor's dividers, consisting of one arm only. The arm is diamond shape in section tapering to a point. The object has a brown patina with some corrosion.

Length: 80.4mm; width: 7.16mm; depth: 9.21mm; weight: 14.9g

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 1800

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 80.4 mm
Width: 7.16 mm
Thickness: 9.21 mm
Weight: 14.9 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 16th February 2018 - Friday 13th April 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Susie White
Identified by: Dr Susie White

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Wrexham Museum Entry form No. 1275

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Fragment

Spatial metadata

Region: Wales (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Conwy (Unitary Authority)
District: Conwy (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Llanfiar Talhaiarn

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Found while metal detecting.

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: WREX
Created: 5 months ago
Updated: 5 months ago

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