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Oval silver seal-matrix with hexagonal conical handle (damaged), sexfoil at the base; screw-out centre with stem ending in a pierced trefoil in which is a ring for suspension. Device on the centre, St. Nicholas robed and mitred, with crozier, preaching to the three children in a tub. On the fixed rim a cross and vine-scrolls. With wax impressions.
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Length: 2.50 centimetres
Width: 2 centimetres
- Curator's comments
Mentioned by C H Hunter Blair, 'Some Medieval Seal Matrices,' The Antiquities Journal, Vol IV (1924) 256.
Text from 'Catalogue of British Seal-Dies in the British Museum', A.B. Tonnochy, London 1952, cat. no. 655.
For dies with screw-out centres see note on the seal of Henry le Callere (no. 341, registration no. 1875,0624.1) and no. 624 (figure, registration no. 1929,0412.1).
- Not on display
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- Britain, Europe and Prehistory
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