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Shield Cherwod

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Nicolas Cherwod; Black Letter

Shield touches inner text line a 3 points

Matrix face 

MATRIX:
round | 15th Century | English | copper alloy | engraved

   
     
Seal view

SEAL:
Square shouldered seal occupies almost all of the remaining area.
A banded cross divides it into 4 quadrants, each containing a charge which appears, superficially, to be a sunburst.

   
     

Back or Side view

BACK/HANDLE:
pyramid, loop; 6 sided pyramid flows into pierced trefoil loop.
X marks top

   
height : 2.89 cm
width :
diagonal : 2.54 cm
length :
blank : 0.17 cm
other :
weight : 25.15 grams

Provenance

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Found at Rough Tor (Cornwall), perhaps about 1830 (with a wax impression and a note: "Found at Roughtors by old Robin Charlicke far under a stone above where the quarry is").

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Shield ; Abstract and Foliate ; Heraldic ; Star

   

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