16.9 Medieval Stamp

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MS in Latin on brass mounted on copper alloy, Durham?, England, 1595-1606, circular seal matrix, lines in square capitals, the Chancellor of the Court of Pleas of Durham on the obverse.

MS in Latin on copper alloy with polished brass colour, Isle of Man, England, 3rd quarter of 15C, oval seal matrix,  in black-letter script, figure of a bishop holding a staff, a smaller three- quarter length figure of the bishop praying.

MS in Latin on copper alloy, England, 1430-1431, circular face seal matrix, in black-letter script, a central shield with the arms of Roos surmounted by a peacock.

MS in Latin on silver, England, 13c, oval face seal matrix, in Lombardic script, pierced suspension loop in the shape of a dragon's head with inset Roman cornelian stone, 1c "Mars Gradivus".

MS in Latin on bronze, Mel near Bergen, Sunnhordland, Norway, or England, 1247-1266, seal matrix, formal Lombardic script, armoured knight on a horse.

MS in Latin on walrus ivory, Kent, England, 11c, seal matrix, Anglo-Saxon capitals, 3/4 length figure of a man with sword; bird-headed dragon handle.