Grand Seal of Marseille, reverse

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

Size: 81 mm

Municipal seal
Marseille


Click on the picture above for an enlarged image.
(96 kb)

Description:
 Fortified city at the edge of the sea; crenellated fortification with three gates; in the interior, three towers, crenellated and pierced by windows; 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:
 actib[us] immensis urbis fvlget massiliensis

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