LON-350905: Post-medieval Bottle Seal

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Unique ID: LON-350905

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

Glass seal from a green glass wine bottle. The stamped decoration is in the form of an eagle with spread wings above a crown, surrounded by a garter with inscription. This is surrounded by a circular border of raised dots.

Class: Bottle Seal
Inscription: HONI. SOIT. QVI. MAL Y. PENSE

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1650
Date to: Circa AD 1750
Period of reuse: POST MEDIEVAL

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 6 mm
Weight: 12.1 g
Diameter: 37 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st April 2006

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Eleanor Ghey
Identified by: Dr Eleanor Ghey

Other reference numbers

Museum accession number: 4692/13

Materials and construction

Primary material: Glass
Manufacture method: Stamped
Completeness: Fragment

Spatial metadata

Region: London (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Greater London Authority (Greater London Authority)
District: Southwark (London Borough)
To be known as: Bankside area

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Chance find during metal detecting
General landuse: Open fresh water
Specific landuse: Running water

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

Recording Institution: LON
Created: Thursday 11th May 2006
Updated: Thursday 24th February 2011

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