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Copper alloy seal matrix of Talley Abbey

Norfolk Museum Collections

Ref: NWHCM : 1894.76.201 : A

Date: Fifteenth century

Seal matrix of the abbot of Talley, Carmarthen, engraved with a Lamb of God (Agnus Dei) and a seated abbot within an arch, above which is the inscription AVE MARIA ('Hail Mary'); on either side of the figure is a lily in a pot - the symbol of the Virgin Mary. Found at Wymondham.
Inscription: S' ABBTIS CONVENT' MONSTRIBE MARIE DE TALLEY (seal of the Abbot and convent of the blessed Mary of Talley)

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