SEAL MATRIX

Unique ID: SF10973

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find validated and published by finds advisers

A copper-alloy seal matrix, only the circular die and the base of the upright part survives. The die is 14mm in diameter and has on it a central heart in the middle of a vertical line , at the base of this line there are two arrows pointing upwards, protruding at 45 degrees from the line and either side of the heart there appears to be two more arrows which are pointing at the heart. Above the heart there is a horizontal bar. This seal matrix is likley to be post-medieval and 17th or 18th century in date.

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Date from: AD 1600
Date to: AD 1800

Dimensions and weight

Weight: 2.85 g
Diameter: 14 mm
Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 1st March 2002

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Faye Minter - [ view all attributed records]
Identified by: Edward Martin - [view all attributed records]

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy [scope notes | view all attributed records]

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Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern
County: Suffolk
District: Mid Suffolk
To be known as: SOUTHOLT

Spatial coordinates

Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector [scope notes]
General landuse: Cultivated land[scope notes]
Specific landuse: Character undetermined[scope notes]

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Created: Monday 31st March 2003
Updated: Thursday 24th February 2011

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