LANCUM-9A72C5: LANCUM-9A72C5: Late medieval or post-medieval seal

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CLOTH SEAL

Unique ID: LANCUM-9A72C5

Object type certainty: Certain
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One half of a lead-alloy cloth seal dating from the late medieval or early post-medieval period, c. AD1500-1800. Only one disc of the seal remains; it displayed a heart and cross (or the letter F) with pellet decoration and a small trefoil on either side. The image is surrounded by a wire-line resembling barbed wire. On the other face is the remains of a squashed rivet.


Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: AD 1500
Date to: AD 1800

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 18.34 mm
Width: 18.34 mm
Thickness: 1.33 mm
Weight: 4.46 g
Diameter: 18.34 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st March 2008

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Dot Boughton
Identified by: Dr Dot Boughton

Materials and construction

Primary material: Lead Alloy
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Incomplete

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lancashire (County)
District: Fylde (District)
To be known as: Staining

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

Recording Institution: LANCUM
Created: Thursday 1st May 2008
Updated: Friday 22nd February 2013

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