NLM661: nlm661.jpg

Rights Holder: The Portable Antiquities Scheme
CC License:

Image use policy

Our images can be used under a CC BY attribution licence (unless stated otherwise).


Unique ID: NLM661

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Seal fob with inset stone, Georgian?, stone intaglio shows bird on a branch.


Checked by MF following Sophie Catley. Illustration omits imprint as recovered and appearing on original drawing.Dating amended from 'Post-Medieval 1600-1700' to '1600-1800'; drawing ref. added.


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: AD 1600
Date to: AD 1800

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 23 mm
Width: 20 mm
Thickness: 15 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 8th September 1998

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Ms Marina Elwes

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLPS0740 nlm00740

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Secondary material: Gem

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Lincolnshire (Unitary Authority)
District: North Lincolnshire (Unitary Authority)

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: Centred on parish
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Walcot rally on 19.10.1997.
General landuse: Other
Specific landuse: Unknown

References cited

No references cited so far.

Similar objects

Find number: NLM3351
Object type: SEAL MATRIX
Broadperiod: MEDIEVAL
Described from impression and record card as follows: fragment of a thin flat lead seal matrix with a pair of radial lines and five characters…
Workflow: PublishedFind published

Find number: NLM184
Object type: SEAL MATRIX
Broadperiod: MODERN
Carnelian seal set in a pressed sheet metal fob, conical with concave sides marked by grooves in the form of inverted T. Stone oval, heavily …
Workflow: PublishedFind published

Find number: NLM5436
Object type: SEAL MATRIX
Broadperiod: POST MEDIEVAL
Circular stamp seal matrix, in field E*E. [MF would suggest seriffed F*E]
Workflow: Awaiting validationFind awaiting validation

Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

Recording Institution: NLM
Created: 20 years ago
Updated: About one year ago

Other formats: this page is available as qrcode json xml geojson pdf rdf representations.