BH-060A30: Post-medieval seal label

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Unique ID: BH-060A30

Object type certainty: Certain
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A 17th century lead seal label of Willem Momma, cauldron manufacturer from continental Europe. The object is circular and has the raised central design of a cauldron. The legend runs clockwise around the central image and reads: WILLEM.MOMMA. The reverse has the raised design of a spread eagle. The suspension loop is missing. The object is slightly bent and corroded. It measures 32.5mm in diameter by 4.9mm thick and weighs 30.69g.

Class: Label

Subsequent actions

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


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1600
Date to: Circa AD 1700

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 4.9 mm
Weight: 30.69 g
Diameter: 32.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 10th February 2006

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: Ver 06/37 - 15

Materials and construction

Primary material: Lead
Manufacture method: Cast

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hertfordshire (County)
District: St. Albans (District)
To be known as: Redbourn

Spatial coordinates

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

Discovery metadata

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

References cited

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Created: 16 years ago
Updated: 11 years ago

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