BUC-BDFF63: Medieval seal matrix reversed

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SEAL MATRIX

Unique ID: BUC-BDFF63

Object type certainty: Certain
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Copper alloy oval seal matrix, with waisted, hexagonally faceted, handle. This terminates in a single collar topped by an intact pointed suspension loop with circular perforation. Device: on a plain background, a head in profile wearing a whimple or close fitting headdress and facing right. The the legend is bordered by a lines with cross hatching on either side. Measurements: face 18.83 mm diameter, handle 17.68 mm high.

Inscription: AVE DOMINA

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: retained by finder
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: AD 1400
Date to: AD 1600

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 17.68 mm
Weight: 6.59 g
Diameter: 18.83 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 22nd March 2005

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Ros Tyrrell
Identified by: Ms Ros Tyrrell

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Cast

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Buckinghamshire (County)
District: Aylesbury Vale (District)
To be known as: Wendover

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Current location: retained by finder
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: BUC
Created: 12 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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