Seal Matrix
Finder County Date Recorded
Hidden NORFOLK Sun November 13, 2005
Recorded By Views Validated by
Hidden 1818 Rod Blunt
Material Size (mm) Date
Copper alloy 23 x 30 high Circa late 13th century

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Description: A medieval shield-shaped seal matrix. The reverse of the seal is flat and has an integral suspension loop at the centre of the wide end. The device is a lion rampant within a beaded shield-shaped border. The inscription reads S' RICARDI FIL HENRICI - Seal of Richard, son of Henry.
Keywords: Seal Matrix
Object Type: Seal matrix Object Classification:
Object Sub-classification: Object Description: Complete
Object Inscription: S' RICARDI FIL HENRICI Period: Medieval
Date Range: Circa late 13th century Primary Material: Copper alloy
Additional Material: Method of Manufacture: Cast
Surface Treatment:
Weight (grams): Size (mm): 23 x 30 high
References: Comments:
Findspot: Dereham County: NORFOLK
Recorded elsewhere: No Finder: Hidden
Metal Detector Used: DFX Record validated by: Rod Blunt


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