Seal in the Absence of the Grand Seal of Charles V

Holding Institution: Archives Nationales (Paris)
Catalog number: D64
Date: 1376
Location: Paris

Size: 80 mm

Personal seal
Charles V


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Description:
 Shield of France (with three fleurs de lis), surmounted by a king viewed from the waist up, crowned, holding a sceptre and the staff of justice, and accompanied by two dolphins, all inside of a quadrilobe; appended to an act of July 1376: allowance of fairs for the city of Arques by Charles V

Transcription:
 sigillum karoli dei gracia francorum regis in absencia magni

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