LON-EB01A4: Modern Seal

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Unique ID: LON-EB01A4

Object type certainty: Certain
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Sub-circular lead seal, one side with lettering arranged in a circle around an upwards arrow with a cross on either side. The lettering reads []OL[S.] DA [S]A[..]O. The other side bears the date 18[..] in a circle with letters around the outside: [..]H[.]A and a flower with leaves at the base. Two discs with a tubular loop along one edge for attachment.

Paul Cannon writes: This is a Papal States customs seal of the 1820s.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MODERN
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: AD 1820
Date to: AD 1829

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 5 mm
Weight: 6.8 g
Diameter: 17 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st November 2005

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Other reference numbers

Museum accession number: 4640/24

Materials and construction

Primary material: Lead
Manufacture method: Cast

Spatial metadata

Region: London (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Greater London Authority (Greater London Authority)

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Created: 16 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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