Record Details

NHER Number:39711
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Medieval metal find


Metal detecting in 2003 recovered a medieval lead seal matrix.

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Grid Reference:TG 04 26
Map Sheet:TG02NW

Full description

July 2003. Metal detecting.
Medieval lead seal matrix, flat with bent lug near upper edge on reverse. Shield-shaped, 23 x 26mm. Face blank (this appears to be an unengraved and unfinished seal matrix. However, only three shield shaped matrices have been recorded from the county since 1996 (Rogerson and Ashley, forthcoming), all of which are copper alloy. CAST.
S. Ashley (NLA), 19 August 2003.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds

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

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