Matrix seal and small lead artefact

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Wackers
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Found these two objects last night in a field beside an Elizabethan manor.
Would anyone have any idea on the age of the seal and what exactly is the lead object below the seal?
At first I thought it was a bullet that had hit something hard, but the two rings of pattern around the diameter convinced me it was something else?
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A splatted bullet. Nice seal. :thumbsup:
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Lovely seal. :thumbsup:
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Lovely seal indeed! I wonder who the owner was and if they were connected to the manor house????
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Would anyone have any idea on the age of the seal

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18th century.
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Allectus wrote: Wed Aug 03, 2022 8:09 pm Would anyone have any idea on the age of the seal

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18th century.
Hurrah - unlikely to be treasure :Party:
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Hmmmm the handle might make it earlier https://finds.org.uk/database/artefacts ... id/1010761
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Oxgirl wrote: Wed Aug 03, 2022 9:31 pm Hurrah - unlikely to be treasure :Party:
Is it gold?
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Thanks - the handle is identical to the link that cath sent, so it may be earlier than 18th C.
It appears to be silver, but there are no hall marks
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Nice seal mate always wanted one never been lucky enough yet but live in hope 👍
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Very nice distinctive seal.
Cheers, :thumbsup:
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great seal ,well found looks silver nice design on it looks a posh one :thumbsup:
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Very nice seal :thumbsup: Well found :clapping: Can not decide if its meant to represent
Phoenix out of the flames or Pelican in her piety :Thinking: may not be personal seal as can not make out a Torse from your photo but not saying its not :thumbsup:
Some similar ones to yours have been returned to finder after being recorded as a treasure find, Good Luck
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Thanks for all the help - here is a clearer photo, still unsure what bird it may be
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