IOW-2D79A4: Post-Medieval: Cloth Seal

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CLOTH SEAL

Unique ID: IOW-2D79A4

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

An incomplete post-Medieval lead alloy cloth seal (c. 1600-c. 1750).

Discs 1 and 2 of a two or four-part seal.

Disc 1: plain or illegible, and from the reverse of which projects an integral rivet.

Disc 2: plain or illegible.

The rivet has been stamped with letters: 'Y O'.

The object is greyish buff overall. There is no indication of a joining strip.

Length: 25.7mm; width: 25.3mm; thickness: 3.0mm. Weight: 11.23g.

Inscription: Y O

Subsequent actions

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

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1600
Date to: Circa AD 1750

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 25.7 mm
Width: 25.3 mm
Thickness: 3 mm
Weight: 11.23 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 31st October 2018 - Wednesday 31st October 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: IOW2018-1-324

Materials and construction

Primary material: Lead Alloy
Completeness: Incomplete

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: GPS (from the finder)
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

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: IOW
Created: 3 months ago
Updated: 3 months ago

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