Third Seal of Causes of Arras
Holding Institution: Archives Nationales (Paris)
Catalog number: A102
Size: 64 mm
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Symbolic representation of a city: a triple row of crenellated fortified towers, twelve in all, with an open front gate by which a rat exits, with two rats in the field; appended to an act of September 1452: bequest of Isabelle de Ghistelles to pay off the debt of the city
s[igillum] maioris et scab[in]orum attrebatencium ad ca[usas]
Demay, Germain. Inventaire des sceaux de l'Artois et de la Picardie. Paris : Imprimerie nationale, 1877.