Record Details

NHER Number:23155
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Medieval lead seal matrix


Metal detecting here in 1986 recovered a lead seal matrix. The device was of Maria, possibly crowned, and was accompanied by blackletter script.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TF 68 01
Map Sheet:TF60SE

Full description

September 1986. Arable field. Metal detector find.
Lead seal matrix 2.7cm diameter, with long thin handle. Probably originally straight but now bent to U-shape.
Device Maria cypher, possibly crowned, blackletter script.
Held by KLM, formerly by member of the public [1].
E. M. James (KLM) 20 October 1986.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds

  • 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.

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