NLM-8E2599: Post-Medieval Lead Shot

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SHOT

Unique ID: NLM-8E2599

Object type certainty: Certain
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Lead shot. Cast ball with trace of mould line, and with a round depressed patch of diameter 6mm, possibly from use of a ramrod. The mass, at over half an ounce, may suggest this to have been for use with a pistol of military specification. Suggested date: Post-Medieval, 1600-1800

Diameter: 14.5mm, Weight: 17.59gms

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 1600
Date to: Circa AD 1800

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 17.59 g
Diameter: 14.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 11th November 2019

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM44433

Materials and construction

Primary material: Lead
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: East Lindsey (District)
To be known as: Ulceby Cross

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NLM
Created: 2 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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