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Title: Lead sack seal
Item Name: Transport


Russian lead sack/bag seal from St. Petersburg, with cyrillic lettering on both sides. Transliteration (obverse) - [S]PB [...]P.K.[.] [1]829 Reverse - *LD* M(?) LEL [.]NOV [..] 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: Post-Medieval
Materials: lead
Measurements: Diam:2.1cm
ID_Number: ERYMS : 2008.66.86

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