SUSS-AF8DAB: An incomplete, lead, medieval, seal matrix, AD.1200-1400.

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SEAL MATRIX

Unique ID: SUSS-AF8DAB

Object type certainty: Certain
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An incomplete, lead, medieval, seal matrix, AD.1200-1400. Just over half of the circular seal matrix remains, this is badly damaged and difficult to read. The centrsl design appears to have been a cruciform of pointed oval petals with an incised line separating them, only 2 are clearly visible now. A large crack, possibly the result of folding bisects the object. The legend is difficult to read with SIGIL [...] NILOLAS remaining.

Inscription: SIGIL [...] NILOLAS

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1200
Date to: Circa AD 1400

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 40.05 mm
Width: 25 mm
Thickness: 2.97 mm
Weight: 17.97 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Edwin Wood
Identified by: Mr Edwin Wood

Materials and construction

Primary material: Lead
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Incomplete

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Kent (County)
District: Thanet (District)
Parish or ward: St. Nicholas At Wade (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TR2667
Four figure Latitude: 51.35709456
Four figure longitude: 1.24464424
1:25K map: TR2667
1:10K map: TR26NE
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

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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

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