LANCUM-F4CE42: no find spot yet: seal

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Unique ID: LANCUM-F4CE42

Object type certainty: Certain
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Lead seal, possibly originating from a bale of heckled flax from St Petersburg in Russia. These seals were attached to the bales that were imported into Britain and were eventually thrown out with the woody part of the stem to be mixed with night soil removed from the openb streets or with manure and sold to local farmers as fertliser or to treat the land.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: AD 1849

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 4 mm
Weight: 18.06 g
Diameter: 35 mm

Discovery dates

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

Personal details

Recorded by: Dr Dot Boughton
Identified by: Dr Dot Boughton

Materials and construction

Primary material: Lead
Manufacture method: Cast

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lancashire (County)
District: Wyre (District)
To be known as: Nateby

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LANCUM
Created: 13 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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