HAMP-3E9A86: Post-Medieval cloth seal

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Unique ID: HAMP-3E9A86

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Post-Medieval (1600-1800) two-part lead cloth seal, with a stamped 2 to the reverse of disc one and a probable merchants mark across the rivet to the other side. Part of the edge is folded over and obscures the first letter of the inscription, which appears to read L E (or L F) with a long vertical rib between the letters, terminating in a W below.
Measures 33.67x22.86x3.59mm and weighs 11.19g. The diameter is c.23mm.

Inscription: L / E // W

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1600
Date to: Circa AD 1800

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 33.67 mm
Width: 22.86 mm
Thickness: 3.59 mm
Weight: 11.19 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 22nd December 2013

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Katie Hinds
Identified by: Ms Katie Hinds

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Winchester Museums Entry Form 3742

Materials and construction

Primary material: Lead
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Oxfordshire (County)
District: Vale of White Horse (District)
Parish or ward: East Challow (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU3887
Four figure Latitude: 51.58058622
Four figure longitude: -1.45299154
1:25K map: SU3887
1:10K map: SU38NE
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth less than 0.25 m

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: HAMP
Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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