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« on: April 07, 2019, 10:52:24 AM »

Hello, I had a nice trip out yesterday with many buttons and a nice Maundy Groat of Charles II. I did find one lead object and I hope someone on here can give me a clue as to purpose and rough date. I have attached two photos.

It is completely lead with no markings
outer diameter is 14mm
Hole diameter is 8-9mm
The shape is toroidal but has a definite ridge on the outermost part.

I marked it down as a spindle whorl in the video but I am not sure. Any help much appreciated.

Thanks very much


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« Reply #1 on: April 07, 2019, 03:25:33 PM »

Hi Stan, yes itís a Spindle Whorl.  They are almost impossible to date accurately and Iím fairly sure they are usual grouped into 2 groups. Plain being the oldest.
Post medieval, 1600ís to present and Pre 1600ís . This is usually decided by plain or patterned.
As yours is patterned, thereís your answer  Grin. As the name suggests they were used in the spinning process.
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« Reply #2 on: April 08, 2019, 05:34:11 PM »

Thanks Val, nice to have confirmation.
I messed up badly with a coin identification, firstly calling it a Henry, then Edward I before being corrected Smiley
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