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Lead Disc: CM.1924-2008

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Current Location: In storage



A crude disc of lead with an off-centre circular hole. Quite worn on all faces. Possibly a spindle whorl or loom weight.


History note: Bought as a part of a group for £150

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Acquisition and important dates

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


500 - 1699

Components of the work

Object composed of lead Weight 109.57 g
Diameter Of Hole Diameter 12 mm
Whole Object Height 9 mm Width 43 mm

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.1924-2008
Primary reference Number: 183991
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 18 May 2015 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

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

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