SUSS-92B221: A fragment of a post medieval, machine pressed, silver fob seal, 18th-19th century in date, AD.1750-1900.

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SEAL MATRIX

Unique ID: SUSS-92B221

Object type certainty: Certain
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A fragment of a post medieval, machine pressed, silver fob seal, 18th-19th century in date, AD.1750-1900. The object comprises the suspension loop of a machine stamped silver seal frame. The loop is flanked on either side by a pointed leaf and surmounted by a circular knop. beneath the loop is a transverse ridge with the top of a scrolled column below. The piece have been stamped from silver sheet and then soldered together resulting in a slight ridge along the edges. It terminates is a jagged break where the rest of the seal suspension would have been attached.

Length: 14.44mm
Width: 9.18mm
Thickness: 3.04mm
Weight: 1g

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1750
Date to: Circa AD 1900

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 14.44 mm
Width: 9.18 mm
Thickness: 3.04 mm
Weight: 1 g

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Milled
Completeness: Fragment

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: West Sussex (County)
District: Chichester (District)
To be known as: Near Chichester

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
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SUSS
Created: 5 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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