SUSS-7C80BB: A worn lead-alloy two disc cloth seal of probable Post Medieval date (c. AD 1600-1700).

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CLOTH SEAL

Unique ID: SUSS-7C80BB

Object type certainty: Certain
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A worn lead-alloy two disc cloth seal of probable Post Medieval date (c. AD 1600-1700). The seal is complete, though worn and is formed from two circular discs joined by a rectangular rivet or tag of lead, which was then folded over the edge of cloth, so that the discs and decoration aligns. One surfaces are very worn. One with possibly a basket decoration. The other has a possible port-cullis. The seal has a light grey-white colour overall. It measures 15.6mm in diameter and 2.9mm thick, with a weight of 4.4 grams.

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 1600
Date to: Circa AD 1800

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.9 mm
Weight: 4.4 g
Diameter: 15.6 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 1st January 2016 - Saturday 31st December 2016

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Liz Walker
Identified by: Ms Liz Walker

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: West Sussex (County)
District: Arun (District)
Parish or ward: Patching (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ0808
Four figure Latitude: 50.86143362
Four figure longitude: -0.4668154
1:25K map: TQ0808
1:10K map: TQ00NE
What3Words: glad.appointed.gifts
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Date is year found
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

Recording Institution: SUSS
Created: Monday 18th December 2017
Updated: 2 weeks, 3 days ago

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