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Circular plaster cast from the reverse of the second seal of Richard I showing the king riding a horse to the right wearing armour with a flat helmet, carrying a broadsword in his right hand, and in his left a shield with three lions passant guardant, the first appearance of the royal arms of England. With inscription.
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Diameter: 97 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- Taken from an original seal impression 1198. G.B. example Cott.ch.xvi.I; Other examples, Harl.ch.43C.31
Sulphur casts D.C., A36,37,38,39
Bulletin Monumental, Paris 1854
Sandford, Gen. Hist. pl.55, f.2
Tresor pl.3, f.3.
- Not on display
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- Britain, Europe and Prehistory
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