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Metalworking material: CM.1985-2008

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Current Location: In storage

Description

Two conjoined spheres of lead-alloy. They appeared to have been hammered to give flat upper and lower surfaces. A ridge runs around the centre and there is evidence that they have been cut from something else.

Find spot

  • Torksey, Lincolnshire

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (2008-11-24) by Taylor, Geoffrey

Dating

500 - 1499

Components of the work

Object composed of Lead-alloy Weight 2.69 g
One Sphere Diameter 5.5 mm
Whole Object Length 11 mm

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.1985-2008
Primary reference Number: 183979
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 18 May 2015 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Coins and Medals

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