SF-93F115: Post med seal matrix

Rights Holder: Suffolk County Council
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Unique ID: SF-93F115

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Hexagonal silver fob-seal matrix with short stem. Handle is broken but probably a simple loop. The face is engraved with a lion rampant, facing right.


Consequently, in terms of age and as the object contains a minimum of 10% precious metal it qualifies as Treasure under the stipulations of the Treasure Act 1996.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder after being disclaimed as Treasure

Treasure details

Treasure case tracking number: 2012T72


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 17.02 mm
Width: 14.44 mm
Weight: 3.47 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 16th January 2012

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Justine Biddle
Identified by: Miss Justine Biddle

Other reference numbers

Treasure case number: 2012T72

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Completeness: Incomplete

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Suffolk Coastal (District)
To be known as: Near Wickham Market

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Whilst metal detecting with landowners permission
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SF
Created: 7 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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