LON-46B22A: Clothworker's personal lead alloy seal dating from the 16th to 18th century.

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CLOTH SEAL

Unique ID: LON-46B22A

Object type certainty: Certain
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Clothworker's personal lead alloy seal dating from the 16th to 18th century. The seal is formed of two discs which would once have been connected by a strip. An integral rivet is visible in the centre of the undecorated disc in the form of a raised circle. The other side has a privy mark within a beaded circle. This mark is composed of the letter T superimposed over a C and an O.

Dimensions: Weight: 3.96g. Diameter: 20.17mm. Thickness: 2.79mm.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.79 mm
Weight: 3.96 g
Diameter: 20.17 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Matthew Ball
Identified by: Mr Matthew Ball

Materials and construction

Primary material: Lead Alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Incomplete

Spatial metadata

Region: London (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Greater London Authority (Greater London Authority)
District: City and County of the City of London (London Borough)
Parish or ward: Castle Baynard (London Borough Ward)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ3180
Four figure Latitude: 51.50376016
Four figure longitude: -0.11395435
1:25K map: TQ3180
1:10K map: TQ38SW
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: Open fresh water
Specific landuse: Running water

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LON
Created: About one year ago
Updated: About one year ago

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