MHG60406 - Seal Matrix - Cromarty


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Type and Period (1)

  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1058 AD to 1559 AD)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A bronze vessica-shaped seal matrix broken in half, presumably deliberately and on the death of its owner as was the custom to prevent mis-use. A cross is visible as part of the device and two letters of the legend, although now abraded, are visible as ‘V’ and ‘S’.
Claimed as Treasure Trove case TT.09/08 and allocated to Cromarty Courthouse Museum.
Information from TTU (SC) 03 March 2014

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Grid reference Centred NH 7899 6700 (40m by 40m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH76NE
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish CROMARTY

Finds (1)

  • SEAL MATRIX (17th Century - 1601 AD to 1700 AD)

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