Seal Matrix
Finder County Date Recorded
Hidden BUCKINGHAMSHIRE Thu November 2, 2006
Recorded By Views Validated by
Hidden 1763 Rod Blunt
Material Size (mm) Date
Copper alloy 20mm x 23.5mm Circa late 13th - early 14th century

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Description: A sub-triangular or shield-shaped copper-alloy seal matrix, the central design of which is a fleur de lis. The legend reads * CREDE MICHI - Believe me. The reverse is plain except for a pierced suspension lug at the top.
Keywords: Triangular-shaped seal-matrix
Object Type: Seal Matrix Object Classification: Sub-triangular or shield-shaped
Object Sub-classification: Object Description:
Object Inscription: * CREDE MICHI Period: Medieval
Date Range: Circa late 13th - early 14th century Primary Material: Copper alloy
Additional Material: Method of Manufacture: Cast and engraved
Surface Treatment:
Weight (grams): Size (mm): 20mm x 23.5mm
References: Comments:
Findspot: Shenley Brook End County: BUCKINGHAMSHIRE
Recorded elsewhere: Yes MK Archaeology Unit Finder: Hidden
Metal Detector Used: Arado 130 Record validated by: Rod Blunt


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