NLM-B37041: Medieval Thimble fragment

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THIMBLE

Unique ID: NLM-B37041

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

Copper alloy thimble fragment. Cast domed or beehive-shaped thimble with an indeterminate extent of its lower wall lost. What remains bears closely-spaced hand-stamped pits of diameter 0.9mm in closely juxtaposed vertical rows. The top was occupied by similar pits arranged in at least five concentric circles. Suggested date: Late Medieval, 1400-1500.

Diameter: 16.8mm, Height: 11.4mm, Thickness (wall): 0.9mm, Weight: 2.90gms

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Height: 11.4 mm
Thickness: 0.9 mm
Weight: 2.9 g
Diameter: 16.8 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 4th August 2018

Personal details

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

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM40429

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Fragment

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: West Lindsey (District)
To be known as: near Market Rasen

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 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: NLM
Created: 2 months ago
Updated: 2 months ago

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