DYFED-F404B9:

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SEAL

Unique ID: DYFED-F404B9

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Lead Bag Seal. On the obverse of the seal are the words PHOENIX COMPANY LIVERPOOL, the O and the E in Phoenix are conjoined. On the reverse of the seal is the image of a Phoenix rising out of flames with its wings in the air and head facing west, along with the word PURE underneath the flames. Seal is whole and in very good condition but with some slight wear. This seal is from the Phoenix Oil Mill Company, which supplied animal feed bags during the 19th century. Another example of this seal is WILT-32BAE6.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 8 g
Diameter: 20 mm

Personal details

Recorded by: Ms Jenna Smith
Identified by: Ms Jenna Smith

Materials and construction

Primary material: Lead
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: Wales (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Carmarthenshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Carmarthenshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Kidwelly

Spatial coordinates


Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1000 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Metal Detecting

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: DYFED
Created: 2 months ago
Updated: 2 months ago

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