Lead seal matrices of the 16th and early 17th century

David Caldwell (Author)


Keyword(s):
Lead Seal Matrices
Period(s):
Early 17th Century, 16th

Abstract


In the sixteenth and early-seventeenth century many Scots used lead seal matrices with simple heraldic designs. This note describes seven which have survived, and presents analytical information which suggests that their makers often mixed tin with the lead to make it harder.

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Published
30-11-1994
How to Cite
Caldwell, D. (1994). Lead seal matrices of the 16th and early 17th century. Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, 123, 373-380. Retrieved from http://journals.socantscot.org/index.php/psas/article/view/9476
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