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Circular steel seal-matrix for Lagos with numbers 1, 2, 3, 4 at intervals on the sides and a signature on the back: short cylindrical stem with four perforations. On a diapered ground Queen Victoria enthroned under a Gothic canopy flanked by shields. The Royal arms dexter and a shield, an elephant in front of a palm-tree with mountains in the background, in chief a Union Jack. Legend. In box with four counterplates.
Diameter: 6 centimetres
- Curator's comments
- Text from 'Catalogue of British Seal-Dies in the British Museum', A.B. Tonnochy, London 1952, cat. no. 239.
Impression of registration no. 1906.1117.35, copper counterplate for four positions, with brass mounts, numbered respectively 1, 2, 3, 4.
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Britain, Europe and Prehistory
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