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Gaming piece: CM.578-2010

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Maker(s)

Ascribed culture Viking

Description

A circular-based lead gaming piece. Solid with a slightly concave base.

Notes

History note: Bought as a part of a group for £400

Find spot

  • Torksey, Lincolnshire

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (2010-07-12) by Taylor, Geoffrey

Dating

Medieval
800 - 999

Components of the work

Object composed of lead Weight 14.01 g
Whole Object Diameter 15.9 mm Height 15.2 mm

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.578-2010
Primary reference Number: 183930
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 31 March 2021 Last processed: Thursday 1 April 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "Gaming piece" Web page available at: https://collection.beta.fitz.ms/id/object/183930 Accessed: 2022-05-17 13:00:08

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