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Lead Disc: CM.1922-2008

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A Plano-convex lead disc. Smooth faces, particularly the base, and with a slightly off-centre hole. Possibly a spindle whorl or loom weight.


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

Find spot

  • Torksey, Lincolnshire

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 40.51 g
Diameter Of Hole Diameter 10 mm
Whole Object Height 5 mm Width 34 mm

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.1922-2008
Primary reference Number: 183993
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 18 May 2015 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

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

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