Grapeshot Ball

1967.03.0005G

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Artifact Identification Grapeshot Ball   (1967.03.0005G)
Classification/
Nomenclature
  1. Science & Technology T&E
  2. :
  3. Armaments
  4. :
  5. Ammunition
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location
Period/Date 18th century
Culture Spanish

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Diameter) 1.5 cm
Dimension 2 (N/A) waived cm
Dimension 3 (N/A) N/A
Weight 12 g
Measuring Remarks Object is spherical. Second measurement is waived. C. Vitez, 10/16/2009.
Materials Metal--Lead
Manufacturing Processes Cast
Munsell Color Information waived

Research Remarks

Published Description N/A
Description N/A
Comparanda N/A
Bibliography

Auction and exhibit mentioned in 2 uncredited magazine articles (on file under acc. group 1967.01-3) and Coin World (30 Nov. 1966, p.3), "Exhibit To Spotlight Treasure Found In Sunken Ships Off Florida's Coast" (also on file under acc. group). Also on file in same place is photocopy of catalog from Schulman Coin and Mint sale of artifacts from the same find.

Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication Purchase
Reproduction no
Reproduction Information N/A

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