Record Details

NHER Number:31367
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Medieval seal matrix and post medieval token


Metal detecting recovered a 14th century seal matrix and a post medieval token made in Norwich. The seal matrix depicts a curled-up lion and is inscribed with the motto 'AMY AMETLEVMENT' (friend loves loyally).

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 20 04
Map Sheet:TG20SW

Full description

March/April 1995. Metal detecting find.
Lovely 14th century circular bronze seal matrix with loop on reverse. Curled up lion in centre within stella form frame made with 2 interlocking squares. AMY AMETLEVMENT (= Friend loves loyally).
See (S1).
A. Rogerson (NLA) 9 June 1995.

April/May 1995. Metal detecting find.
17th century Norwich token. See list in file.
Identified by J. Davies (NCM).
A. Rogerson (NLA) 26 August 1995.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • SEAL (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • TOKEN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Photograph: NCC Find Identification and Recording Service. c. 1975-2000. HES Find Polaroid Collection. HES Find Polaroid Collection. polaroid. black and white.

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