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Unique ID: KENT-EB560A

Object type certainty: Certain
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A complete and worn cast copper-alloy toy chalice or cup of unknown date, likely dating from post-medieval to modern times.

Description: The toy takes the form of a pedestal cup or chalice shaped with a short stem and small circular foot and a globular body. It is mottled green and brown and shows signs of being slightly worn.

Measurements: Diameter 17.52mm, height 23.24mm, thickness 2.09mm.

Discussion: No direct parallel to this object has been found but judging from the form and production method, it seems likely to date from the post-medieval to modern period.

Class: vessel

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: MODERN
Date from: Circa AD 1500
Date to: Circa AD 1900

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Height: 23.24 mm
Thickness: 2.09 mm
Weight: 13.78 g
Diameter: 17.52 mm

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Kent (County)
District: Dartford (District)
Parish or ward: Southfleet (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ6271
Four figure Latitude: 51.41487595
Four figure longitude: 0.32821276
1:25K map: TQ6271
1:10K map: TQ67SW
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

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Audit data

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

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