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THIMBLE

Unique ID: NMS-F2B5C2

Object type certainty: Certain
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Medieval copper alloy thimble, slightly squashed mouth, body decorated with a spiral of multiple tiny dots on sides and on the dome leaving a blank upper part. Original diameter c.17mm. Height 21mm. 14th-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 1300
Date to: Circa AD 1500

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Height: 21 mm
Diameter: 17 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 17th July 2018 - Monday 17th September 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Steven Ashley
Identified by: Mr Steven Ashley

Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: 24356
Other reference: NMD092018

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata


County or Unitary authority: Norfolk (County)
District: South Norfolk (District)
Parish or ward: Hempnall (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TM2391
Four figure Latitude: 52.47135627
Four figure longitude: 1.28186412
1:25K map: TM2391
1:10K map: TM29SW
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NMS
Created: 4 days ago
Updated: 4 days ago

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