SEAL MATRIX

Unique ID: DUR-6EAB34

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A copper alloy seal matrix dating to the Medieval period. The matrix consists of a hexagonal suspension loop attached to a sub rectangular shank and a circular panel. The circular panel is decorated with an image of a stag in the centre of an incised circular border. The inscription around the edge of the panel reads CIV__L. The matrix is worn and the metal is dark brown. It weighs 9.0g and measures 21.69mm in height. The diameter of the circular panel is 18.18mm in diameter and the width of the loop is 9.03mm.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Middle
Period from: MEDIEVAL [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: MEDIEVAL [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Date from: Circa AD 1300
Date to: Circa AD 1500

Dimensions and weight

Height: 21.69 mm
Weight: 9 g
Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 1st April 2011 - Thursday 30th June 2011

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Emma Morris - [ view all attributed records]
Identified by: Miss Frances McIntosh - [view all attributed records]
Secondary identifier: Miss Emma Morris - [ view all attributed records]

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Materials and construction

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

A resized image of Medieval Seal Matrix

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Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire And The Humber
County: North Yorkshire
District: Richmondshire
Parish: Catterick

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE2397
Four figure Latitude: 54.368 Four figure longitude: -1.64751
1:25K map: SE2397
1:10K map: SE29NW
WOEID: 15437
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1000 metre square.

Discovery metadata

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

Adjacent Domesday Book places

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References cited

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Created: Wednesday 18th January 2012
Updated: Wednesday 18th January 2012

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