BUC-22F4FD: Cloth Seal

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Unique ID: BUC-22F4FD

Object type certainty: Certain
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An incomplete lead alloy cloth seal from the Post Medieval period. Just under half of the seal is missing. A squirrel sitting upright holding a nut is stamped into one side perhaps resting on a branch, beneath this are the initials I.S. On the other side is an R and above it a crown containing two pellets. There are two horizontally placed pellets next to the R.
A similar cloth seal can be found on the PAS database: NMS-692F70.

The cloth seal weighs 5.53g, has a thickness of 2.97mm thick, is 28.20mm long and 18.78mm wide.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 28.2 mm
Width: 18.78 mm
Thickness: 2.97 mm
Weight: 7.53 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 21st March 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Helen Wickenden
Identified by: Ms Helen Wickenden

Other reference numbers

Other reference: AYBCM:4818

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Buckinghamshire (County)
District: Aylesbury Vale (District)
Parish or ward: Haddenham (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP7209
Four figure Latitude: 51.77504901
Four figure longitude: -0.95785213
1:25K map: SP7209
1:10K map: SP70NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Date find submitted for recording
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: BUC
Created: 6 months ago
Updated: 5 months ago

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