PAS-09A271: Lead (two-part) cloth seal

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CLOTH SEAL

Unique ID: PAS-09A271

Object type certainty: Certain
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Lead two-part cloth seal. One disk depicts a thistle within a lozenge. The other has COM SV[...}OL within a lozenge. Both disks are blank on their reverse. The diameter of each disk is c. 13.37mm.

Notes:

Found during the filming of Mudmen II

Inscription: COM SV[...}OL

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.4 g
Diameter: 13.37 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Victoria Wolfe
Identified by: Dr Michael Lewis

Materials and construction

Primary material: Lead
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: London (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Greater London Authority (Greater London Authority)
District: City of Westminster (London Borough)
Parish or ward: Vincent Square (London Borough Ward)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ3078
Four figure Latitude: 51.486018
Four figure longitude: -0.12909
1:25K map: TQ3078
1:10K map: TQ37NW
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Mudlarking

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: PAS
Created: 7 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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