IOW-1F7A31: Medieval to Post-Medieval Cloth Seal

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CLOTH SEAL

Unique ID: IOW-1F7A31

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

An incomplete Medieval to post-Medieval lead alloy cloth seal (not further defined).

The two part seal has a rectangular joining tab.

Disc 1: Worn and illegible.

Disc 2: Rivet at centre with unclear decoration within a beaded circle.

This cloth seal is grey and buff.

Length: 33.6mm; width: 23.9mm; thickness: 3.5mm. Weight: 9.79g. (the weight includes some soil within.

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: Finder
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1400
Date to: Circa AD 1700

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 33.6 mm
Width: 23.9 mm
Thickness: 3.5 mm
Weight: 9.79 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 11th February 2016 - Thursday 11th February 2016

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Frank Basford
Identified by: Mr Frank Basford

Other reference numbers

Other reference: IOW2016-44

Materials and construction

Primary material: Lead Alloy
Completeness: Incomplete

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
District: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Isle of Wight

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
Current location: Finder
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

Recording Institution: IOW
Created: 3 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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