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Roundel, Shield/Helm

/GEORG ∙ ---/B[?]AL [or I] A--OVRT

; Lombardic

No S'

Matrix face


MATRIX:
Round | 16th century | French | silver ; possibly silver plate | engraved

Seal view


SEAL:
Shield with 2 lions running Rt., with tails over back, penetrating lower text.
Topped by Helmet, topped by crenelated tower extending into top text.
Branching scrolling foliate stems extend from top of helm to fill both sides

Back or Side view


BACK/HANDLE:
none, vestige ; No handle but some suggestion that a spine may have existed. Forces question about whether this was really a seal, or a decorative piece. Dealer claims removed to make useful for display. Ie Asmolean Museum.

height :
width :
diagonal : 4.19 cm
length :
blank : 0.25 cm
other :
weight : xx.x grams


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Armorial
Shield ; Lions ; Helmet ; Castles/Walls ; Abstract and Foliate

   

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