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