NLM-F392F5: Post-Medieval Bag Seal

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SEAL

Unique ID: NLM-F392F5

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

Lead bag seal. Cast disc with a slot in one edge and a bifurcated slot in the opposite edge, to function as a drawstring bag closure. One side bears the legend CARTERS in a handwritten script within a fine pelleted border. The other bears the capital letters LONDON* in a circumferential arrangement, again within a finely pelleted border.. Lightly patinated.

Suggested date: Post-Medieval to Modern, 1875-1925

Diameter: 24.9mm, Thickness: 5.7mm, Weight: 16.11gms

Class: Bag Closure
Inscription: CARTERS// LONDON*

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 1875
Date to: Circa AD 1925

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 5.7 mm
Weight: 16.11 g
Diameter: 24.9 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 11th September 2018

Personal details

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

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM40477

Materials and construction

Primary material: Lead
Completeness: Complete
Surface Treatment: Stamped

Spatial metadata

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

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: 2 months ago
Updated: 2 months ago

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