HAMP-A8DE35: HAMP-A8DE35_reverse

Rights Holder: Hampshire Cultural Trust
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Rights Holder: Hampshire Cultural Trust
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Rights Holder: Hampshire Cultural Trust
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Unique ID: HAMP-A8DE35

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

A complete and very well-preserved lead Papal Bulla of Innocent VI (1352-1362). Obverse: INNO/CETIVS/PPVI, with a contraction mark above PP and and star below. Reverse: .SPASPE, above portrait heads of St Paul (straight hair combed backwards and a long straight beard) and St Peter (curled hair and beard formed by pellets). Between these heads is a cross on a long stand with a tripod foot. Both obverse and reverse are contained within a beaded border. Die orientation: 1 o'clock. There is no evidence of a cord hole. 

Diameter (max): 40mm. Weight: 35.17g

Class: Innocent VI

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1352
Date to: Exactly AD 1362

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 35.17 g
Diameter: 40 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 2nd May 2021 - Sunday 2nd May 2021

Personal details

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Lead
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: New Forest (District)
Parish or ward: Ringwood East and Sopley (District Ward)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU1603
Four figure Latitude: 50.82632027
Four figure longitude: -1.77420269
1:25K map: SU1603
1:10K map: SU10SE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: HAMP
Created: About one year ago
Updated: 9 months ago

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