NLM-8C7916: Modern Bag Seal

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SEAL

Unique ID: NLM-8C7916

Object type certainty: Certain
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Lead Seal. Cast discoid bag seal with a slot in one edge opposite a bifurcated slot, to function as a drawstring fastener. The seal bears a stamped motif on both sides, discernible as the cornucopiae emblem of the Dutch-based Ohlendorff company of guano fertiliser importers and suppliers, active from the later 19th century until the 1920s. Part of a circumferential legend reads: [---] LIMITED. Suggested date: Modern, 1885-1925.

Diameter: 22mm, Thickness: 4.6mm, Weight (with trapped soil): 10.71gms.

Class: Bag closure
Inscription: [---] LIMITED

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MODERN
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: MODERN
Date from: Circa AD 1885
Date to: Circa AD 1925

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 4.6 mm
Weight: 10.71 g
Diameter: 22 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 13th October 2014

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Martin Foreman
Identified by: Mr Martin Foreman

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM26669

Materials and construction

Primary material: Lead
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Lincolnshire (Unitary Authority)
District: North Lincolnshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Roxby cum Risby (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE9015
Four figure Latitude: 53.62381127
Four figure longitude: -0.64070829
1:25K map: SE9015
1:10K map: SE91NW
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

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

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