Grand Seal of Strasbourg

Holding Institution: Archives Nationales (Paris)
Catalog number: L1565
Date: 1295
Location: Strasbourg

Size: 96 mm

Municipal seal
Strasbourg


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Description:
 Virgin seated, with the Infant blessing and holding a globe, haloed and crowned, holding a sceptre in the right hand; at the entrance to a city with Roman buildings; on the porch which spans the dais: VIR(GO) ROGA P(RO)LEM QUOD PLEBEM SERVET ET URBEM; appended to an act of 1295, sale of a garden to Jean de Mullenheim

Transcription:
 sigillum bu[rg]ensium argentinensis civitatis