First Grand Seal of Calais, reverse

Holding Institution: Archives Nationales (Paris)
Catalog number: A1035 bis
Date: 1228-1229
Location: Calais

Size: 44 mm

Municipal seal
Calais


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Description:
 A bishop, mitred, with a cross, hand raised in blessing, in profile in a boat; appended to an act of May 1228-1229: fortifcation of Calais by the count of Boulogne, in which the city takes part for 8000 livres

Transcription:
 s[igillum] totius ville de calais

Reference:
 Demay, Germain. Inventaire des sceaux de l'Artois et de la Picardie. Paris : Imprimerie nationale, 1877.