IOW-8A5E0C: Post-Medieval: Cloth-seal

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Unique ID: IOW-8A5E0C

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

A complete post-Medieval lead alloy two-part cloth seal (c. 1600-c. 1700).

Disc 1: Plain.

Disc 2: Raised design of a merchant's privy mark with legend around. [ ]H[ ]L (rosette) [ ]; Long cross crosslet combined with C over M, a star each side.

Length: 25.8mm; width: 19.7mm; thickness: 3.4mm. Weight: 7.97g.

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: Finder
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Late
Date from: Circa AD 1600
Date to: Circa AD 1700

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 25.8 mm
Width: 19.7 mm
Thickness: 3.4 mm
Weight: 7.97 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 1st August 2018 - Wednesday 1st August 2018

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Frank Basford
Identified by: Mr Frank Basford

Other reference numbers

Other reference: IOW2018-7-190

Materials and construction

Primary material: Lead Alloy
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
District: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Isle of Wight

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Club rally
Current location: Finder
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: IOW
Created: 5 months ago
Updated: 5 months ago

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