Second Grand Seal of Valenciennes

Holding Institution: Archives Nationales (Paris)
Catalog number: D5550
Date: 1374
Location: Valenciennes

Size: 70 mm

Municipal seal
Valenciennes


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Description:
 a city fortified with round, salient towers; above, a sun, a banner with a lion rampant, and a crescent; appended to a 1374 contract for the planned marriage between Marie de France, daughter of Charles V, and the son of Albert, Duke of Bavaria

Transcription:
 sigillum castri de valencenis

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