IOW-2951E6: Post-Medieval Cloth-seal

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Unique ID: IOW-2951E6

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

An incomplete lead alloy cloth seal of two discs possibly from Augsburg (c. 1500-c. 1650).

The two discs must be riveted together.

Side 1: Raised feature within a beaded circle, possibly a stylised pinecone.

Side 2: Plain.

Length: 15.5mm; width: 14.0mm; thickness: 2.9mm. Weight: 2.66g.

Subsequent actions

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


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Early
Date from: Circa AD 1500
Date to: Circa AD 1650

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 15.5 mm
Width: 14 mm
Weight: 2.66 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 2nd October 2016 - Sunday 2nd October 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: IOW2016-1-281

Materials and construction

Primary material: Lead Alloy
Completeness: Uncertain

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
Discovery circumstances: Club rally
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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Audit data

Recording Institution: IOW
Created: 2 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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