- Museum number
Oval silver-gilt seal-matrix with a loop at the top and quatrefoil perforation at the back and set with sard a intaglio of Venus holding a bearded mask in front of the statue of a youth. A legend is on a silver pearled border. With wax impression.
- Production date
Length: 3.40 centimetres
Width: 2.80 centimetres
- Curator's comments
- Text from 'Good Impressions: Image and Authority in Medieval Seals', ed. Adams, Cherry and Robinson. British Museum 2008. Handlist no. 6.6.
Seal with legend 'I am the seal of loyal love'.
- Not on display
- Exhibition history
2018-2019 31 Aug-6 Jan, Oxford, Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology, Spellbound
- Acquisition date
- Britain, Europe and Prehistory
- Registration number