LIN-4607DA: A Post Medieval cloth seal

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CLOTH SEAL

Unique ID: LIN-4607DA

Object type certainty: Certain
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An incomplete lead alloy bag or cloth seal dating from the Post Medieval or early Modern period (c. AD 1500-1700). The seal is circular in plan with a flat edge on one side and a partial edge opposite. The obverse shows a design in relief depicting a cross or possible coat of arms, though the design is quite worn. The reverse of the seal is plain.

The overall dimensions are as follows: 12.79mm in length, 11.83mm in width and 1.39g in weight.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: MODERN
Date from: Circa AD 1500
Date to: Circa AD 1700

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 12.79 mm
Width: 11.83 mm
Weight: 1.39 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Susheela Burford
Identified by: Dr Susheela Burford

Materials and construction

Primary material: Lead Alloy
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Incomplete

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: West Lindsey (District)
Parish or ward: Burton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK9575
Four figure Latitude: 53.26350144
Four figure longitude: -0.57719521
1:25K map: SK9575
1:10K map: SK97NE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LIN
Created: 11 months ago
Updated: 11 months ago

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