Late 13th Century Bronze Seal of G. of Crespin, Monk
A well presented bronze fob seal dating from the 13th century depicting image of cleric and inscription of the named monk.
This good example of a 13th century bronze personal fob seal is of vessica form with suspension loop on the reverse and the obverse engraved with image of tonsured cleric, holding a book against his chest and an inscription reading:
+S' : G : DE CRESPINGES MONACH'
The seal of G. from Crepy or Crespin-en-Hainaut, in France
Height 10mm (0.39")
Diameter of matrix 21mmx35mm (0.82x1.37")
Weight 12g (0.42oz)
Regular price $681.00 USD