First Seal of Paris

Holding Institution: Archives Nationales (Paris)
Catalog number: D5582
Date: 1210
Location: Paris

Size: 52 mm

Municipal seal
Paris


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Description:
 Ship with a mast held down by six stays without sails; appended to an act of around 1210: agreement reached between the merchants of Paris and those of Rouen about the sale of salt

Transcription:
 sigil[lum me]rcatoru[m] aque parisius

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