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POST MEDIEVAL MUSKET BALL

A lead shot dating to the period AD 1640 to 1750. The object is sub-spherical in shape with a raised sub-circular nodule. On the opposide side to the nodule, a series of scratch marks forms a flat edge. Running between theses two points is a thin raised line, which is only on one side of the sphere. An otherwise smooth surface. The weight of 22.3 g suggests that this object was used with a carbine…