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Seal with Frederick II

late 19th–early 20th century (13th century style)
copper-gilt over sealing wax
Overall (with ivory mount): 3 7/16 x 2 15/16 x 5/16 in. (8.7 x 7.5 x 0.8 cm) Overall (without ivory mount): 2 1/2 x 1/4 in. (6.4 x 0.6 cm)
Medals and Plaquettes
Credit Line:
Bequest of Gwynne M. Andrews, 1931
Accession Number:
Not on view
Inscription: [legend]: FRIDERIC D(E)I.GRA(TIA).ROMANOR(UM).REX.SEMP(ER).AVGVSTVS.&.REX.SICILI(A)E (trans.: Frederic, by grace of God King of the Romans ever august and king of Sicily)
Gwynne M. Andrews, New York (until 1931)
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