This is a nice medieval bronze seal, dating to the 14th century. The seal is of a 'chessman' type, engraved with a central device of a rose within a quatrefoil traceried border. The inscription in a Lombardic script, reading as "S'Michaele le Clerc" (seal of Michael the Clerk). The seal is in good excavated condition.
OBJECT: Seal Matrice
DATE: c. 14th century AD
SIZE: 23.72mm tall x 18.23mm diameter
WEIGHT: 9.87 grams
PROVENANCE: Formerly in a private collection, Strasbourg. France.
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