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14.071

 

Treasurer-Bust of Cleric

+S ∙ P ∙ THESAVRARII DIOSIS I EN; S' P[arte] THESAURARII Dio[cle]sis [?]

[The] S[eal] on behalf of the treasurer of the Diocese of [?} ; Gothic
dioecesis=Governer; dioecetes=Overseer of revenue, Treasurer.

Matrix face 

MATRIX:
vesica | 14th century; 14-15th C. | English | copper alloy ; gilt ; Possible traces of gilt on back. Gold appearance on back may be due to partial cleaning. | engraved

   
     
Seal view

SEAL:
Frontal head has short tonsured hair as a monk or cleric, rounded ears, clean shaven chin.
Neck and shoulders with the top of his garment, with a horizontal bar.
Two flowers above head seem to originate in an abstract design

   
     

Back or Side  view

BACK/HANDLE:
loop, spine; Large loop and spine, loop at bottom end of matrix

   
height : 1.61 cm
width : 2.4 cm
diagonal :  
length : 3.5 cm
blank : 0.4 cm
other :
weight : 25.96 grams

Provenance

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One suggestion was "Lincoln Diaceane Treasurer"

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Office
Religious
Head ; Abstract and Foliate ; Religious ; Other

   

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