CLOTH SEAL

Unique ID: LON-B4D4D2

Object type certainty: Certain
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Two disc lead alloy cloth seal with stylised privy mark, ligatured capitals and plain initials, dating to the medieval/ post medieval period. The cloth seal has a privy mark on one side // W.

Notes:

See Egan (1994)

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Date from: Circa AD 1550
Date to: AD 1700

Dimensions and weight

Length: 5.9 mm
Width: 2.2 mm
Thickness: 0.2 mm
Weight: 12.1 g
Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st January 2005

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Faye Simpson - [ view all attributed records]
Identified by: Ms Faye Simpson - [view all attributed records]

Other reference numbers

Museum accession number: 4453/1a

Materials and construction

Primary material: Lead Alloy [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Completeness: Incomplete [scope notes | view all attributed records]

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Spatial metadata

Region: London
County: Greater London Authority
District: Southwark
To be known as: Bankside

Spatial coordinates

Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector [scope notes]
General landuse: Open fresh water[scope notes]
Specific landuse: Running water[scope notes]

References cited

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Created: Tuesday 22nd February 2005
Updated: Friday 22nd February 2013

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