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About this object

  • ID:

    84.124

  • Production date:

    Early Medieval; 13th century

  • Location:

    On Display: Museum of London: Medieval London: London Industry and Civic Authority: Seals

  • Seal matrix, engraved with a star and crescent. There is an inscription in Lombardic letters around the edge: 'S' MARG' FIL ALVRADI', meaning 'seal of Margaret daughter of Alfred'. This seal matrix seems to belong to a medieval businesswoman who would have used the matrix to press into wax to seal and authenticate documents.

  • Measurements

    H 36 mm; W 24 mm

  • Materials

    lead alloy

  • Last Updated

    2019-12-05

FURTHER INFORMATION
  • NUMBER OF ITEMS

    1

  • STATUS

    permanent collection

  • COPYRIGHT HOLDER

    digital image copyright Museum of London

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