lead alloy stylus ID by Allectus

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lead alloy stylus ID by Allectus

Post by cantona1 » Wed Oct 09, 2019 4:30 pm

Dodging the showers today, some of them were brutal aswell :( but despite them I found a nice local trade token of Nathaniel Symons and this odd little thing.
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It may be junk but it looks like it was made for a purpose, small hole at the top and you can see that it's broken at the other end, it looks like it has some age to it but who knows,?

The stubble down here is still very hard, difficult to get a decent swing so I have to meander around the areas where its been cut lower, still hopefully it will start to rot and get softer soon ::g

As usual found with the Q40 in jewellery mode sens at 85, discrim at 40.

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Re: Strange lead alloy item for ID please

Post by Allectus » Wed Oct 09, 2019 4:32 pm

Lead stylus. ::g

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Post by cantona1 » Wed Oct 09, 2019 5:25 pm

Get out of it :D presumably Roman then ::g you've made an old (ish ) man very very happy yet again, Cheers Allectus :)) and

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Re: Strange lead alloy item for ID please

Post by thefiggis » Wed Oct 09, 2019 5:52 pm

Could be Roman but these were used until around the Middle Ages here in Britain.
Essential equipment:
Some sort of electrical gubbins(I'm told it's a Deus). In various colours
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Re: lead alloy stylus ID by Allectus

Post by cantona1 » Wed Oct 09, 2019 6:30 pm

I didn't realise that, thanks Figgis ::g

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Re: lead alloy stylus ID by Allectus

Post by Oxgirl36 » Wed Oct 09, 2019 6:36 pm

I have a few from a deserted village occupied till the mid 17th century, all medieval or post medieval I believe ::g Great finds :D
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