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SEAL MATRIX

Unique ID: KENT-DC4FB6

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

Medieval circular seal matrix with a diameter of 27mm. Cast in copper alloy this matrix has a ridge on the reverse, which is triangular in profile with a central circular hole for suspension. The matrix has a central lozenge shape, possibly a shield, with a floral design. An incised line borders either side of the legend, however no impression was provided thus legend remains unknown.

Notes:

Identified from photograph.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: AD 1200
Date to: AD 1450

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Diameter: 27 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st January 2001

Personal details

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Recorded by: Laura McLean
Identified by: Laura McLean

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Cast

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Kent (County)
District: Dover (District)
Parish or ward: Ash (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TR3058
Four figure Latitude: 51.2746992
Four figure longitude: 1.29619416
1:25K map: TR3058
1:10K map: TR35NW
Grid reference source: From finder
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: KENT
Created: 12 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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