Seal-matrix of Townseal of Boppard; bronze; circular.  Obverse: church with two gabled towers on the left, round windows and arcades surrounded by a wall. Each church tower is surmounted by a cross. Brickwork on one of the towers (the second is partly hid

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1842,0926.6

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Seal-matrix of Townseal of Boppard; bronze; circular. Obverse: church with two gabled towers on the left, round windows and arcades surrounded by a wall. Each church tower is surmounted by a cross. Brickwork on one of the towers (the second is partly hid

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  • Seal-matrix of Townseal of Boppard; bronze; circular.  Obverse: church with two gabled towers on the left, round windows and arcades surrounded by a wall. Each church tower is surmounted by a cross. Brickwork on one of the towers (the second is partly hid

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  • Seal-matrix of Townseal of Boppard; bronze; circular.  Obverse: church with two gabled towers on the left, round windows and arcades surrounded by a wall. Each church tower is surmounted by a cross. Brickwork on one of the towers (the second is partly hid

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  • Seal-matrix for the Freetown of Boppard; bronze; circular; with massive loop at the top. A church with two gabled towers, round windows and arcades; brickwork on one of the towers and imbrications on the roof of the building; on the roof, a ridge of intersecting semi-circles; at the end an eagle displayed facing right. Below the arcade of the clerestory the inscription. The surrounding wall embattled with bastions and a round doorway in which stands a figure of St Severus the patron saint; inscription; plaster impression.

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  • Seal-matrix for the Freetown of Boppard; bronze; circular; with massive loop at the top. A church with two gabled towers, round windows and arcades; brickwork on one of the towers and imbrications on the roof of the building; on the roof, a ridge of inter

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  • Circular bronze seal-matrix with a massive loop at the top. Showing a church with two gabled towers, round windows and arcades; brickwork on one of the towers and imbrications on the roof of the building. On the roof is a ridge of intersecting semi-circles and at the end an eagle displayed facing right. Below the arcade of the clerestory is an inscription. The surrounding wall is embattled with bastions and a round doorway in which stands a figure of St Severus the patron saint. Another inscription is within the borders.

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  • Circular bronze seal-matrix with a massive loop at the top. Showing a church with two gabled towers, round windows and arcades; brickwork on one of the towers and imbrications on the roof of the building. On the roof is a ridge of intersecting semi-circles and at the end an eagle displayed facing right. Below the arcade of the clerestory is an inscription. The surrounding wall is embattled with bastions and a round doorway in which stands a figure of St Severus the patron saint. Another inscription is within the borders.

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  • Seal-matrix of Townseal of Boppard; bronze; circular.  Obverse: church with two gabled towers on the left, round windows and arcades surrounded by a wall. Each church tower is surmounted by a cross. Brickwork on one of the towers (the second is partly hidden). Chancel is lower than the nave. Imbrications on the roof of the building and a ridge of intersecting semi-circles. At the end an eagle displayed facing left with spread wings. The surrounding wall is embattled with bastions and a portal with a round doorway in which stands the figure of St Severus robed and nimed.  Inscription in legend within the borders and interior inscription below the arcade of the clerestory.  Massive loop at the top.

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  • Seal-matrix of Townseal of Boppard; bronze; circular.  Obverse: church with two gabled towers on the left, round windows and arcades surrounded by a wall. Each church tower is surmounted by a cross. Brickwork on one of the towers (the second is partly hidden). Chancel is lower than the nave. Imbrications on the roof of the building and a ridge of intersecting semi-circles. At the end an eagle displayed facing left with spread wings. The surrounding wall is embattled with bastions and a portal with a round doorway in which stands the figure of St Severus robed and nimed.  Inscription in legend within the borders and interior inscription below the arcade of the clerestory.  Massive loop at the top.

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  • Seal-matrix of Townseal of Boppard; bronze; circular.  Obverse: church with two gabled towers on the left, round windows and arcades surrounded by a wall. Each church tower is surmounted by a cross. Brickwork on one of the towers (the second is partly hidden). Chancel is lower than the nave. Imbrications on the roof of the building and a ridge of intersecting semi-circles. At the end an eagle displayed facing left with spread wings. The surrounding wall is embattled with bastions and a portal with a round doorway in which stands the figure of St Severus robed and nimed.  Inscription in legend within the borders and interior inscription below the arcade of the clerestory.  Massive loop at the top.

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  • Seal-matrix of Townseal of Boppard; bronze; circular.  Obverse: church with two gabled towers on the left, round windows and arcades surrounded by a wall. Each church tower is surmounted by a cross. Brickwork on one of the towers (the second is partly hidden). Chancel is lower than the nave. Imbrications on the roof of the building and a ridge of intersecting semi-circles. At the end an eagle displayed facing left with spread wings. The surrounding wall is embattled with bastions and a portal with a round doorway in which stands the figure of St Severus robed and nimed.  Inscription in legend within the borders and interior inscription below the arcade of the clerestory.  Massive loop at the top.

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