MHG60694 - Spindle Whorl and Coin Weight - Easter Dalziel Farm
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Type and Period (1)
- FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1058 AD to 1559 AD)
- None recorded
Information from the Treasure Trove database describes a medieval spindle whorl discovered during metal detecting. It was large, bi-concial with dot and triange motifs on one side and line motifs on other side. It was disclaimed (TTNC 2013/261). <1>
The whorl was acquired by Inverness Museum. A conservation report in the museum's archives describes it as made of a lead alloy and 30mm in diameter with a central hole of 10mm. There is minor surface scratching and fint pittine and wear. It is listed under Acc. No. 2003.026. <2>
Also submitted to Treasure Trove from Easter Dalziel was a coin weight. This was disclaimed (TTNC 2001/61) and donated to Inverness Museum. It is listed under Acc. No. 2004.058. <1>
Four figure grid reference given is marginal. A full grid reference for the spindle whorl is held by Treasure Trove. GW 03/07/20
See also MHG36681 for a gilded mount also found at Easter Dalziel and published in DES.
|Grid reference||Centred NH 7500 5100 (20m by 20m)|
- SPINDLE WHORL (Medieval - 1058 AD to 1559 AD)
- COIN WEIGHT (Medieval to 19th Century - 1058 AD? to 1900 AD?)
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