|Type of record:||Find Spot|
|Name:||Medieval seal matrix|
Metal detecting on this site uncovered a medieval conical seal matrix. It is a circular die engraved with a lion's head facing front with its tongue sticking out. Inscribed around it is * S ' IOhAN DE VCAM ('Seal of John of Uckham'?).
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|Grid Reference:||TM 06 94|
|Parish:||BESTHORPE, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK|
Summer 1996. Metal detecting by . Information from .
Conical seal matrix with hexagonal facetted handle ending in a lozenge terminal pierced with a quatrefoil. Circular die engraved with a lion's head, facing front, tongue sticking out, and, around, * S ' IOhAN DE VCAM (`Seal of John of Uckham'?).
I.D. H.Geake (NCM).
D.Gurney (NLA) 12 August 1997.
- FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
- SEAL (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
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