Seal of the Guild of St George of Ferrara
late 13th century.


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Circular bronze-gilt seal-matrix with a loop at back, showing St George and the dragon and with an inscription within pearled borders.
Latin Inscription in Lombardic Script: +* FE*R*A*R*I*A*N*C*O*R*D*I* T*E*N*E*A*S* O* S*A*N*T*E* G*E*O*R*G*I*
(Being a seal - the inscription is reversed.)
Diameter: 7.2 centimetres
British Museum 1936,1015.5



A man-at-arms of c.1290 in Armies of Feudal Europe 1066-1300 by Ian Heath, based on this Seal of the Guild of St George of Ferrara
See also: Guillaume de Durford at Santissima Annunziata Church, Florence, c.1289
Illustrations of Italian Costume & Soldiers

Illustrations of 13th century Costume & Soldiers