LIN-022D91: Lead seal matrix

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SEAL MATRIX

Unique ID: LIN-022D91

Object type certainty: Certain
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Damaged lead vesica-shaped seal matrix. The matrix has a foliage motif in the centre and an inscription surrounding it reading: S:'AGNETIS FILIE ALAN, translated as "Seal of Agness, daughter of Alan". The inscription appears to be complete and the damage at the end of ALAN looks to be where the lead has been split and squashed rather than being missing. The suspension loop on the reverse is missing.

Class: Vesica
Inscription: S:' AGNETIS FILIE ALAN

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Middle
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1300
Date to: Circa AD 1400

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 34 mm
Width: 22 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Adam Daubney
Identified by: Dr Adam Daubney

Materials and construction

Primary material: Lead
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Incomplete

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: Boston (District)
Parish or ward: Leverton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TF4147
Four figure Latitude: 53.001762
Four figure longitude: 0.09972
1:25K map: TF4147
1:10K map: TF44NW
Grid reference source: From a paper map
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: LIN
Created: 12 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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