POST MEDIEVAL MUSKET BALL

A lead alloy musket ball. The shot is Spherical .it has a diameter of 14.5mm.the ball has a small flat spot.the colour of the ball is creamy yellow. smooth surface.the petina is poor .It is post medieval and probably dates from 1644. Musket balls are discussed in Courtney’s “Small Arms Accessories of the Mid-Seventeenth Century” (1988) and on page 202 of “Material Culture in London in an Age of Tr…