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Circular steel seal-matrix for the Cape of Good Hope with numbers 1, 2, 3, 4 at intervals on the sides, and signature on the back; short cylindrical stem with four perforations. The Royal arms with supporters and motto. Below, a shield of arms gules, a lion rampant between three annulets, on a chief argent three roundles gules each charged with a fleur-de-lis; an anchor on each side intersected by part of a scroll bearing an inscription; the whole within an octofoil. Surrounding legend. In box with four counterplates. Two keys.
- Made in: London (Regent Street)
- (Europe,British Isles,England,London)
- Diameter: 7.4 centimetres
Inscription Content+VICTORIA DEI GRATIA BRITT REGINA + SIGILL: COLON: PROM: BONÆ SPEI.
Inscription ContentWYON REGENT STTT LONDON
Inscription Content1 2 3 4
Inscription ContentBONA SPES
Inscription ContentDIEU . ET . MON . DROIT
Inscription TranslationGod and my right
In set with 1906.1117.13
Not on display
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Object reference number: MCT2974
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