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Bronze circular seal-matrix of the Burgh of Dunblane with thick loop handle of hexagonal section at the back. Under a double crocketed canopy with pinnacles St. Lawrence on the dexter with book and gridiron and a bishop on the sinister, blessing, with his crozier in his left hand. The canopy is supported by a bracket carved with foliage. Legend. Plaster and wax impressions.
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Diameter: 5.90 centimetres
- Curator's comments
- Text from 'Catalogue of British Seal-Dies in the British Museum', A.B. Tonnochy, London 1952, cat. no. 205.
B.M. 'Cat. of Seals', no. 15506; Laing, 'Scottish Seals', no. 1155.
The bishop is St. Blaan, founder of an ancient convent of Culdees in the reign of Kenneth III. (Lewis, 'Top. Dict. Scotland.')
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- Britain, Europe and Prehistory
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