PUBLIC-324BCB: Post-medieval copper alloy thimble

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THIMBLE

Unique ID: PUBLIC-324BCB

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A cast conical or beehive-shaped thimble with a plain basal zone with hand stamped circular pits.The thimble walls are thick. The base has three splits in it. The height of the thimble is 21.19mm and 21.93 diameter the weight is 7.49grms. The hand- stamped circular pits arranged in an apparently left hand spiral ascending the wall. The top bears a spiral of smaller pits.

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 1400
Date to: Circa AD 1600

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 21.19 mm
Width: 21.93 mm
Thickness: 1.16 mm
Weight: 7.49 g

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Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: West Lindsey (District)
To be known as: Reepham area

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Recording Institution: PUBLIC
Created: 3 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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