Record Details

NHER Number:37196
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Medieval copper alloy seal matrix

Summary

Metal detecting in 1997 recovered a medieval copper alloy seal matrix from the parish of Whissonsett. The exact location of this discovery is unclear.

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Location

Parish:WHISSONSETT, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

1997. Metal detecting.
Medieval seal matrix recorded by Val Fryer, as evidenced in writing on minigrip containing cast. There is no detail of find spot or description and only wax cast survives. Quality of die indicates that it was copper alloy.
Pointed oval, 27 x 18mm, bearded and capped bust facing left, a star above the haed and to left of neck.
+CAPVT*SERVI*DEI
The head of God's servant.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 15 May 2002.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds

  • SEAL MATRIX (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

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