NLM-D66668: Post-Medieval Bag Seal

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SEAL

Unique ID: NLM-D66668

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

Lead bag seal. A small cast disc with a slot on one edge and a bifurcated slot in the opposite edge, to function as a drawstring closure. An indistinct motif appears on one face. The metal retains its grey tint, pointing to its recent date. Suggested date: Post-Medieval to Modern, 1850-1950.

Diameter: 16.7mm, Thickness (at edge): 4.8mm, Weight: 4.34gms

Class: Bag Closure

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: MODERN
Date from: Circa AD 1850
Date to: Circa AD 1950

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 4.8 mm
Weight: 4.34 g
Diameter: 16.7 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 8th May 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Martin Foreman
Identified by: Mr Martin Foreman

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM39260

Materials and construction

Primary material: Lead
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: West Lindsey (District)
To be known as: near Brookenby

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on field
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: NLM
Created: 5 months ago
Updated: 5 months ago

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