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NMS-7D7CDA:

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CLOTH SEAL

Unique ID: NMS-7D7CDA

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

Incomplete probably post-medieval two-disc lead cloth seal. The two discs are joined by a connecting strip. Disc two is circular. Disc one is slightly less so and may have lost some of its original edge. Disc one and part of the connecting strip are stamped with letters and numbers […]LE / 158, probably within a circular beaded border, only a part of which has landed on the seal. The numbers are perhaps part of a 16th century date. The rivet on the reverse of disc one passes through a hole in the centre of disc two and is compressed flat. Possibly 16th century.

Length: 21.0mm. Width: 18.5mm. Thickness: 3.2mm. Weight: 5.1g

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 1500
Date to: Circa AD 1600

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 21 mm
Width: 18.5 mm
Thickness: 3.2 mm
Weight: 5.1 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 18th January 2020 - Tuesday 18th February 2020

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Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: 31761
Other reference: ENMD032020

Materials and construction

Primary material: Lead
Completeness: Incomplete

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Norfolk (County)
District: Broadland (District)
Parish or ward: Postwick with Witton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TG2807
Four figure Latitude: 52.61288317
Four figure longitude: 1.36632225
1:25K map: TG2807
1:10K map: TG20NE
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: NMS
Created: 8 months ago
Updated: 4 months ago

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