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LIN-1606AE: Medieval lead seal

Rights Holder: Lincolnshire County Council
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CLOTH SEAL

Unique ID: LIN-1606AE

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

A lead cloth seal of medieval to post-medieval 14th to 18th century date.

The lead seal consists of one flat disc with a rectangular tab projecting, folded over. From this on the obverse is a raised inscription across the disc and reads XX[  ]bordered by a raised line. Above this is an inscription of 2 overlapping letter Vs forming a letter W. Creamy grey patina.

Weight: 5.38g, diameter 19.75mm, thickness 1.53mm and the tab is 6.26mm wide.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1700
Date to: Circa AD 1800

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.53 mm
Weight: 5.38 g
Diameter: 19.75 mm

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Lead
Completeness: Uncertain

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: North Kesteven (District)
Parish or ward: Metheringham (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TF0762
Four figure Latitude: 53.14441037
Four figure longitude: -0.4017128
1:25K map: TF0762
1:10K map: TF06SE
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LIN
Created: About one year ago
Updated: 11 months ago

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