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English Medieval - Bronze Seal Matrix - PRIVESV

Antiquities - Medieval


LOT 870

Estimate
GBP (£) 70 - 90
EUR (€) 79 - 102
USD ($) 98 - 126
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Sold for (Inc. premium): £69

ENGLISH MEDIEVAL - BRONZE SEAL MATRIX - PRIVESV

14th century AD. A bronze seal matrix of 'chessman' style, its oval face depicting a central fleur-de-lis with inscription reading *PRIVESV (for 'I am private'). 6.33 grams, 20 mm tall, face 16 by 14 mm.

Condition
Fine, undamaged and with attractive, smooth green patina.

Provenance
Found Lincolnshire 2006 and recorded with the Portable Antiquities Scheme, PAS: LIN-7B1594.

Literature
Harvey & McGuinness A Guide to BRitish Medieval Seals, London, 1996.

Footnotes
Harvey & McHuinness note a further eight examples of this legend on personal seals of this period.

Date
Thursday 9th September 2010 at The Swedenborg Hall Antiquities & Coins

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Thursday 9th September 2010 at The Swedenborg Hall Antiquities & Coins

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