DUR-52F401: Lead sack seal

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SEAL

Unique ID: DUR-52F401

Object type certainty: Certain
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Lead bag/cloth seal from the 19th century. It is sub-circular in plan and has been bent. The upper face has three lines of letters in relief, they are worn and so difficult to read but could be cyrillic as Russian seals are known in Britain.

Chronology

Broad period: MODERN
Period from: MODERN
Date from: Circa AD 1800
Date to: AD 1900

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 10.8 g
Diameter: 21.27 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 1st January 1999

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Frances McIntosh
Identified by: Miss Frances McIntosh

Materials and construction

Primary material: Lead
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Incomplete

Spatial metadata

Region: North East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: County Durham (Unitary Authority)
District: County Durham (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Sedgefield (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: NZ3529
Four figure Latitude: 54.654887
Four figure longitude: -1.459034
1:25K map: NZ3529
1:10K map: NZ32NE
Grid reference source: Centred on village (which isn't a parish)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 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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Audit data

Recording Institution: DUR
Created: 9 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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