A 6lb cannon ball
A 6lb cannon ball mounted on its original turned beechwood sabot, and secured by tin straps soft soldered at the joints. The sabot has small stamps 4 and a mirror image of the letter R. See B.P. Hughes "British Smooth Bore Artillery" London 1969 p 52 for an account of "sabot" roundshot.
Maximum height 3¼" (8cms)