Medieval Knights Armorial Bronze Seal Excavated Condition

Code: 10193    

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This is a nice medieval bronze armorial seal, dating to the 14th century A.D. The heraldic device displays a rampant lion on a field of eight diamonds. It is surrounded by three palm leaves/feathers within a beaded border. This seal would have been used as a counterseal, for sealing letters and documents of a knight. Noble families bearing arms were only those entitled to display them on seals. This seal is intact, though the suspension ring had been removed in antiquity. A nice medieval seal, worthy of further research.

OBJECT: Seal Matrice

CULTURE: Medieval

DATE: c. 14th century A.D.

MATERIAL: Bronze

SIZE: 22.54mm x 8.28mm

WEIGHT: 16.59 grams

PROVENANCE: Found near St. Albans, Hertfordshire.

Medieval Knights Armorial Bronze Seal Excavated Condition
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