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MEDIEVAL and Later
Seal Matrix

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WMA 6143

Late Medieval Silver Stamper Seal Matrix. A very good quality solid silver stamper type seal matrix. The design in the centre is that of a name(s) in monogram form or a merchants mark. The stem is decorated in a carved fleur-de-lis with suspension loop. Circa 16th century. 14 mm base, 15 mm high. Lincolnshire. Extremely rare.

350.00

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WMA 7613

Medieval Bronze Vesica Seal Matrix. A bronze vesica seal matrix. Inscribed * S' IOhANNIS BVRGAS (Seal of John Burgas (freeman or official )). The design in the centre is a large fish possibly a pike. 13th-14th Century. Lincolnshire. Length 45 mm, Width 22 mm. Small part of suspension loop missing.

250.00

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WMA 6704

Medieval Bronze Vesica Seal Matrix. An interesting bronze vesica seal matrix. Inscribed * IN PRIRCIPIO ERAT VERBV (in the beginning was the word). The design in the centre depicts a hunting scene of an hawk holding a hare in its talons. 13th-14th century. North Yorkshire. 28 mm long.

150.00

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WMA 6707

Medieval Bronze Vesica Seal Matrix. A good quality and interesting bronze vesica seal matrix. Inscribed * CAPITE SVL CAPITE. The design in the centre is the head of an animal facing right with drapery on shoulders. 13th-14th century. Recorded at the UKDFD Ref. No. - 263. Found near Evesham. 25 mm long.

175.00

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WMA 7275

Medieval Bronze Stamper Seal Matrix. A good quality bronze stamper type seal matrix with hexagonal stem and suspension loop. Inscribed (In old French) * ICI DORT LE LIVN FORT (Here sleeps the strong lion). The design in the centre is a recumbent lion below a tree in which a squirrel is seated on the branches. Circa 14th century. North Yorkshire. 18 mm diameter, 25 mm high.

225.00

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WMA 6341

Medieval Bronze Stamper Seal Matrix. A good quality bronze stamper type seal matrix. Inscribed * IESVS MERCI. The design in the centre is of a stag with a cross in its antlers. This is the representation of Saint Hubert who was the patron of huntsmen, and the healer of hydrophobia (rabies). 13th-14th century. 19 mm diameter by 26 mm high.

155.00

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WMA 6342

Medieval Bronze Stamper Seal Matrix. A good quality personal bronze stamper type seal matrix. Inscribed * S, NICh'I : RIMOVR (The seal of Nicholas Rimour). The design in the centre is of a stag with a cross in its antlers. This is the representation of Saint Hubert who was the patron of huntsmen, and the healer of hydrophobia (rabies). 13th-14th century. Wiltshire. 18 mm diameter by 19 mm high.

185.00

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WMA 6182

Medieval Bronze Stamper Seal Matrix. A very good quality bronze stamper type seal matrix with hexagon base. Inscribed S' IOh'S DE BOTELER (The seal of John De Boteler). The design in the centre is the lamb of God. 13th-14th century. 20 mm diameter, 22 mm high.

275.00

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WMA 6183

Medieval Bronze Stamper Seal Matrix. A very good quality bronze stamper type seal matrix. Inscribed * SIGILL' SECRETI. The design in the centre is a large fleur-de-lis with a bird either side. 13th-14th century. 17 mm diameter, 18 mm high.

185.00

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WMA 8010

Medieval Copper Alloy Stamper Seal Matrix. A good quality copper alloy stamper type seal matrix. Inscribed * HASARDY IN HODISAM IN. The design in the centre is of a lion and a hare, standing on their hind legs, raising an anvil on a large block of wood. Circa 14th century. Nottinghamshire. 18 mm diameter, 14 mm high. The suspension loop at the top of the handle is missing. The central design of this matrix is a very unusual one. One I have never seen before. It could possibly represent the owners trade, maybe a wealthy blacksmith or farrier ?

145.00

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WMA 7956

Medieval Bronze Stamper Seal Matrix. A very good quality bronze stamper type seal matrix. Inscribed * I CRAKE NOTS (I crack nuts). The design in the centre is of a squirrel eating nuts. Circa 14th century. 19 mm diameter, 24 mm high.

155.00

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WMA 6203

Medieval Bronze Stamper Seal Matrix. An unusual and interesting bronze stamper type seal matrix. Inscribed IOLIZSVI. The design in the centre is of an eagle headed mythical animal with three pronged tail. 13th-14th century. 15 mm diameter, 19 mm high.

145.00

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WMA 6088

Medieval Bronze Stamper Seal Matrix. A good quality bronze stamper type seal matrix. Inscribed * IRIVHSV. The design in the centre is an eagle with out stretched wings and head turned left. 13th-14th century. 16 mm diameter.

145.00

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WMA 5689

Medieval Bronze Stamper Seal Matrix. A bronze stamper type seal matrix, Inscribed * DEIVNSVX . The design in the centre is a stag standing left. 13th-14th century. 17 mm diameter, 25 mm high.

145.00

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WMA 7183

Medieval Bronze Stamper Seal Matrix. A very good quality bronze stamper type seal matrix with hexagonal stem and suspension loop. Inscribed * IESVSAL. The design in the centre is fleur-de-lis. Circa 14th century. 16 mm diameter, 18 mm high.

95.00

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WMA 7036

Medieval Lead Vesica Seal Matrix. A lead vesica seal matrix inscribed + S' ALICI FIL WIL (The seal of Alice daughter of William). The design in the centre is an elongated fleur-de-lis. 12th-14th Century. North Nottinghamshire. 26 mm long. Some slight damage at 6 o'clock. Matrix's with female names are not that common.

40.00

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WMA 7615

Medieval Lead Vesica Seal Matrix. A lead vesica seal matrix inscribed + S'. RICARDI:.F'ABRI:.(symbol) (The seal of Richard son of Brian). The design in the centre is of an elongated fleur-de-lis. The reverse of the matrix is decorated with an elaborate fleur-de-lis. Circa 13th century. Lincolnshire. 36 mm long. Complete with handle.

45.00

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WMA 5580

Medieval Lead Vesica Seal Matrix. A lead vesica seal matrix with personal inscription around edge, the design in the centre is a fleur-de-lis. 12th-14th Century. 26 mm long.

40.00

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WMA 6776

Medieval Lead Vesica Seal Matrix. A lead vesica seal matrix inscribed + S' hENR' FI' ONIS (The seal of Henry son of Onis). The design in the centre is of an elongated fleur-de-lis. 12th-14th Century. Yorkshire. 30 mm long. Note lettering, reversed N's upside down L for F, and ONIS could be a cutters error, read backwards as SIMON.

45.00

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