BERK-006B59: Alnage Seal

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Unique ID: BERK-006B59

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A portion of a four-part Alnage cloth seal from the reign of Charles II. One disc has a Crown with: CR: beneath and ENGLAND 1682 curved around the inside of a raised circular border. The other disc 3 also has a raised circular border in which the date 1682 is straight across the top, the initials could be EHMS with the numerals 1 -1/2 beneath, for the levy paid on the cloth. A similar seal is noted on page 203 of Geoffrey Egan's - Provenanced Leaden Cloth Seals, the seal is from Oxfordshire.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Late
Date from: Exactly AD 1682

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 36.9 mm
Thickness: 0.94 mm
Weight: 2.2 g
Diameter: 12.34 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Rod Trevaskus
Identified by: Mr Rod Trevaskus

Materials and construction

Primary material: Lead Alloy
Manufacture method: Cast
Decoration style: Other
Completeness: Incomplete

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Oxfordshire (County)
District: Vale of White Horse (District)
Parish or ward: East Hendred (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU4586
Four figure Latitude: 51.57108143
Four figure longitude: -1.35210405
1:25K map: SU4586
1:10K map: SU48NE
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: BERK
Created: 10 months ago
Updated: 10 months ago

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