GAT-650390:

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MUSKET BALL

Unique ID: GAT-650390

Object type certainty: Certain
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Two lead musket balls of post medieval date.

Both balls are spherical in shape.

Ball A has a light rough patina while Ball B has a dark rough patina.

It is not possible to date the musket balls, however they are likely 17th century in date.

The balls measure:

(Left) Diameter: 16mm Weight: 23.6g

(Right) Diameter: 15mm WeightL 22.4

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 2
Weight: 46 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Sean Derby
Identified by: Mr Sean Derby

Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: 81374
Other reference: PAS2019 - 12

Materials and construction

Primary material: Lead
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: Wales (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Isle of Anglesey (Unitary Authority)
District: Isle of Anglesey (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Trearddur

Spatial coordinates


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

References cited

Author Publication Year Title Publication Place Publisher Pages Reference
Bailey, G. 2002 Detector Finds 5 Great Britain Greenlight Publishing

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Audit data

Recording Institution: GAT
Created: 14 days ago
Updated: 14 days ago

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