Auction Catalogue

7 & 8 September 2021

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Coins, Historical Medals and Antiquities

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Lot

№ 1561

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8 September 2021

Hammer Price:
£750

Medieval, a bronze Seal Matrix, 13th cent., 23mm diameter, central design of a monk’s head facing left, sigill : rogeri : d : hecham around. Suspension loop at the top. Very fine with a green patina £340-£400

Provenance: Found in Norfolk.

Heachem, a village in West Norfolk, was referred to as Hecham in the medieval period. The manor was given to a cell of Cluniac monks in 1085 until the dissolution in 1541