|Type of record:||Find Spot|
|Name:||Medieval seal matrix|
Metal detecting along the riverbank in 1981 recovered a medieval copper alloy seal matrix. The seal depicted St John the Baptist holding the Agnus Dei.
Images - none
|Grid Reference:||TL 87 81|
|Parish:||THETFORD, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK|
1981. Edge of river bank. Found with metal detector.
Bronze seal matrix with trefoil looped handle.
Device: St John the Baptist holding Agnus Dei. Legend (S) CE IOHES ORA PRO ME, three dots on top for orientation.
Impression taken by NCM.
Mentioned in (S1).
Identified by S. Margeson (NCM), 1981.
S. Margeson (NCM), 1981.
- FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
- SEAL (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
Protected Status - none
Sources and further reading
|---||Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card. |
|<S1>||Article in Serial: Margeson, S. 1985. 14th-century Seal-Dies from Norfolk. Norfolk Archaeology. Vol XXXIX Pt II pp 218-220. |
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