LANCUM-D93F31: Lead musket ball

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MUSKET BALL

Unique ID: LANCUM-D93F31

Object type certainty: Certain
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Lead musket ball of post-medieval date (c. 1600 - 1800 AD). The musket ball is broadly globular in form, although there are two circular flat areas that give it a triangular section when viewed from the side. The object has a white patina. It is 14.56mm in diameter and weighs 13.87g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: MODERN
Date from: Circa AD 1600
Date to: Circa AD 1800

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 13.87 g
Diameter: 14.52 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Lydia Prosser
Identified by: Miss Lydia Prosser

Other reference numbers

Other reference: N5226

Materials and construction

Primary material: Lead
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lancashire (County)
District: Lancaster (District)
Parish or ward: Thurnham (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SD4756
Four figure Latitude: 53.99730074
Four figure longitude: -2.8099703
1:25K map: SD4756
1:10K map: SD45NE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the 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: LANCUM
Created: 2 months ago
Updated: About one month ago

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