Medieval 'Alas I am Caught' Chessman Seal Matrix 018425

Medieval 'Alas I am Caught' Chessman Seal Matrix 018425
Medieval 'Alas I am Caught' Chessman Seal Matrix
Copper-alloy, 6.37 grams, 18.25 mm diameter. 15th century AD. A chessman style seal matrix with hexagonal shaft and suspension loop, the circular face showing a hawk attacking a dove with the latin inscription *ALAS IE SV PIS (Alas I am Caught). See Pateman, B. Collecting Seals, p. 95, etc. Fine condition and giving a good impression.

 
This item was accompanied by an illustrated Certificate of Authenticity.

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