This is an excavated medieval bronze ecclesiastic seal, dating to the 13th century. This example is deeply cut with an eagle device, the inscription is cut in a Lombardic script and as yet to be translated. The seal will benefit from further research and cleaning. It is a genuine seal and not one of the common 19th-century copies. With a bit of work, I am sure this will make a nice project.
OBJECT: Vessica Seal Matrice
DATE: c. 13th century A.D.
SIZE: 46mm x 26mm x 3mm
WEIGHT: 15.9 grams
PROVENANCE: Ex. European Private Collection, France.
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