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Gaming piece: CM.1871-2008

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Ascribed culture Viking


Originally a domed, hollow, circular lead gaming piece. The edges of which have been pushed to the centre to leave a closed hollow shape.


History note: Bought as a part of a group for £100

Find spot

  • Torksey, Lincolnshire

Acquisition and important dates

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


800 - 999 999



Components of the work

Object: composed of lead Weight 11.63 g
Whole Object: Height 24 mm Length 15 mm Width 12 mm

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.1871-2008
Primary reference Number: 183942
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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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