Grand Seal of Marseille

Holding Institution: Archives Nationales (Paris)
Catalog number: St4503
Date: 1243
Location: Marseille

Size: 81 mm

Municipal seal
Marseille


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Description:
 Saint Victor on his horse, haloed, holding a sword and a shield with a cross, crushing the Tarasque; appended to an act of June 1243: oath prepared by the people of Marseille to observe the peace treaty between themselves and Raymond Beranger V

Transcription:
 massili[am] vere victor cives q[ue] tue[re]

Reference:
 Bedos, Brigitte. Corpus des sceaux français du moyen age. Paris : The Archives : [Diffusé par La Documentation Française], 1980-.