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Title: Lead sack seal
Item Name: Transport

Description:

Russian lead sack/bag seal from St. Petersburg, with cyrillic lettering on both sides. Transliteration (obverse) - *PD SPK 12K 1790. Reverse - [.]L YE[..] ONINE N76. Such seals were applied to Russian flax/hemp sacks in the late 18th/early 19th centuries as part of the customs process when exporting goods through Baltic sea ports. Part of metal detecting collection belonging to the late Terry Britten.


Year: 1790
Culture: Modern
Materials: lead
Measurements: Diam:2.1cm
ID_Number: ERYMS : 2008.66.85

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