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English Medieval - Lead Papal Bulla - John XXII

Antiquities - Medieval


LOT 612

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Sold for (Inc. premium): £127

ENGLISH MEDIEVAL - LEAD PAPAL BULLA - JOHN XXII

Circa 1276-1277 AD. A rare lead Papal Bulla seal of Pope John XXII. Obv: heads of Ss Paul and Peter with cross between and letters SPA SPE above. Rev: inscription IOH ANNES PP XXII in three lines. The channel where the original cord was embedded set vertically to the obverse. 36mm.

Condition
Fine, with slight bend along line of cord channel.

Footnotes
John XXII has traditionally been credited with having composed the prayer 'Anima Christi, sanctifica me...', which has come down to us in English as 'Soul of Christ, sanctify me...' and as the hymn, 'Soul of my Saviour, sanctify my breast'.

Date
Friday 19th March 2010 at The Swedenborg Hall Antiquities & Coins

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