LON-865A52: Medieval lead alloy seal matrix

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SEAL MATRIX

Unique ID: LON-865A52

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A medieval lead alloy seal matrix. It is circular with now heavily corroded perpendicular attachment loop at the top. The centre of the matrix is a fleur de lis, surrounded by the legend S' GALFRIDI . MVI (or L)ChE (Seal of Geoffrey Muiche or Mulche). The AL and the FR of Galfridi are both ligated. It measures 36.5mm length x 33.4mm width x 9.8mm thick and weighs 27.26g.

It is likely to date from the 13th century AD.

Inscription: S' GALFRIDI . MVI (or L)ChE

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1200
Date to: Circa AD 1400

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 36.5 mm
Width: 33.4 mm
Thickness: 9.8 mm
Weight: 27.26 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Kath Creed
Identified by: Miss Kath Creed
Secondary identifier: Mrs Kate Sumnall

Materials and construction

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

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