id made Lamb of god seal.

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id made Lamb of god seal.

Post by stan » Mon Apr 16, 2018 11:58 am

hi, anyone have any info on this seal 18mm across face, 18mm tall, bronze? found in pasture 9'' down, DEUS, gold max, l have inverted the picture.
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Re: any info on seal

Post by f8met » Mon Apr 16, 2018 12:06 pm

Looks like a Lamb and Flag type which are fairly common.
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Re: any info on seal

Post by Fusion » Mon Apr 16, 2018 2:01 pm

Agreed, it's the "Lamb of God", and the inscription matches the central image:
ECCE AGNVS DEI
usually translated as "Behold, the Lamb of God" or "Here is the Lamb of God"

A nice complete example.
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Post by Lowland » Mon Apr 16, 2018 2:33 pm

Liking that a lot...
And in great condition
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Post by SuperRed » Mon Apr 16, 2018 3:23 pm

Absolutely superb!! I collect seals, but I haven't found one yet - I love this little beauty. Well done and thanks for showing. ::g
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Post by Quoin » Mon Apr 16, 2018 3:31 pm

Nice find. C.1300-1500 . Well rescued.

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Re: any info on seal

Post by stan » Mon Apr 16, 2018 9:13 pm

HI, thanks everyone.

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Post by Oxgirl36 » Mon Apr 16, 2018 10:45 pm

Wow 500-700 years old in that condition x; Amazing ::g
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Re: id made Lamb of god seal.

Post by Resurgam » Mon Apr 16, 2018 10:47 pm

Didn't the old Cornish miners use a similar emblem?
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Re: id made Lamb of god seal.

Post by sweepstick47 » Mon Apr 16, 2018 10:56 pm

A great ID result and a really nice item ::g Well done Stan. Hope to see more of your finds ::g - Regards ss47
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