SF-25E282: Medieval seal matrix

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SEAL MATRIX

Unique ID: SF-25E282

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

A cast lead seal matrix of Medieval date. It is circular in shape and flat with a sub-rectangular attachment loop on the reverse. On the face is a central fleur de lys within a circle with the legend S'IP[]ALEND[]B+ surrounding. It measures 27.43mm in diameter, 3.23mm in thickness and weighs 14.07g.

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 1300

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 3.23 mm
Weight: 14.07 g
Diameter: 27.43 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 5th November 2011

Personal details

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

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Finder's ref Cavendish 6 125

Materials and construction

Primary material: Lead
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: St. Edmundsbury (District)
To be known as: Cavendish

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the 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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Audit data

Recording Institution: SF
Created: 6 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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