This is a most charming medieval bronze seal, dating to the 14th century. The seal is of a 'chessman' type, engraved with a central device of a lucky four-leaf clover. The inscription in Lombardic script, reads as "*IE SV SEL DAMOR" (I AM THE SEAL OF LOVE). The seal is in good excavated condition with a nice olive-green patina.
OBJECT: Seal Matrice
DATE: c. 14th century AD
SIZE: 25mm x 19mm
WEIGHT: 9.23 grams
PROVENANCE: found in Hertfordshire, England.
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