First Grand Seal of Saint-Omer

Holding Institution: Archives Nationales (Paris)
Catalog number: D5546
Date: 1199
Location: Flanders

Size: 62 mm

Municipal seal
Saint-Omer


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Description:
 Four persons seated, dressed after the antique style, accompanied by seven men's heads; appended to an act of January 1199: promise of the city of Saint-Omer to round on Baudoin IX, count of Flanders, who had broken the peace of Péronne

Transcription:
 sigi[llum] communioni[s do]minorum sancti audimari[...]

Reference:
 Douët-d'Arcq, L. Collection de sceaux. Paris : H. Plon, 1863-1868.