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MEDIEVAL and Later
Papal Bulla, Pilgrim & Ecclesiastical Items

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WMA 6685

Medieval Papal Bullae. A lead Papal Bullae of Pope Urban IV. Born Jacques Pantaléon was pope from 29th of August 1261 to the 2nd of October 1264. Obverse shows the heads of the apostles Peter and Paul, the founders of the Church of Rome with SPASPE (Sanctus PAulus and Sanctus PEtrus) above. ® VR / BANVS / . PP. IIII. 40 mm diameter. Attached to documents issued by the pope. Rare in such good condition.

£450.00

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WMA 8392

Medieval Silver gilt pilgrim badge. A silver-gilt pilgrim's badge depicting Saint George with halo, spearing dragon. On the reverse is a single loop for sewing to a garment. 15th to early 16th century. 18mm x 11mm. Found in the late 80s early 90s.

£275.00

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WMA 8642

Medieval Pilgrim badge. A Medieval copper alloy pilgrim badge depicting a standing figure holding staff surmounted with St Thomas Beckets head ? The figure is wearing draped robes and mitre with hand raised and finger pointing to the heavens. At the feet are two praying children. Complete on the reverse with a single loop for sewing to a garment. 13th to 15th century. See PAS # BERK-A95AE5 for similar. 25mm x 15mm.

£155.00

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WMA 6970

Medieval Livery Badge. A lead livery badge, cast in the form of a right-facing two-dimensional swan, standing with wings raised. Late 14th to early 15th century. Michael Mitchiner, Medieval Pilgrim & Secular Badges, p.201. Brian Spencer, Salisbury Museum Medieval Catalogue, Part 2, p.106. Lincolnshire. 21 mm high x 16 mm wide. The swan badge was used in the 14th century by the Bohun family, one of whose heiresses (Mary de Bohun) married Henry IV. Mary died before his accession, but Henry IV, and Henry V, continued to use the emblem, and it is possible that badges of this type were made as royalist badges during their reigns. A rare piece.

£275.00

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WMA 8648

Medieval Pilgrim Ampulla. A lead Pilgrim ampulla decorated on one side with a large crescent. The other side decorated in a scallop-shell pattern. Circa 14th-15th century. 55 mm x 38 mm. Complete with both handles.

£95.00

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WMA 7686

Medieval Pilgrim Ampulla. A lead Pilgrim ampulla decorated on one side with a leaf-like motif inside a cross-hatched border. The other side shows a linear pouch also within a cross-hatched border. 15th Century. 50 mm high. Complete with both handles, but one of these has been flattened towards the body.

£95.00

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WMA 7720

Medieval Pilgrim Ampulla. A lead Pilgrim ampulla, the design on both sides consisting of a pseudo type decoration of a crowned shield. 15th Century. 51 mm high. Slight damaged to one of the handles otherwise complete, un-flattened and still sealed.

£85.00

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WMA 8116

Medieval Pilgrim Ampulla. A lead Pilgrim ampulla decorated on one side with a large fleurs-de-lis. The other side decorated in a scallop-shell pattern. Circa 15th century. Lincolnshire. 53 mm x 30 mm. Slight damaged to one of the handles otherwise complete.

£75.00

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WMA 8283

Medieval Lead Token. A pictorial lead token depicting a long necked bird possibly a pelican standing right, its head turned rearwards towards a small cross pommée. ® Plain crescent with pellet-in-arc and cross-hatching above and hatching below. 1.7g. 13th - 14th century. Cf. BNJ 53 (1983), Michael Mitchiner & Anne Skinner, English Tokens, c.1425-1672, plate 4, Nos. 41 & 42. 19mm dia. x 1mm thick.

£65.00

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WMA 8213

Medieval Cruciform Pendant. A crude cast lead cross, the top arm is pierced for suspension. These items are thought to be cheap manufactured pilgrim crosses for suspension around the neck. Circa 13th - 15th century. North Yorkshire. 29mm x 28mm. Complete.

£35.00

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WMA 8700

Medieval Cruciform Pendant. A crude cast lead cross, the top arm is pierced for suspension. These items are thought to be cheap manufactured pilgrim crosses for suspension around the neck. Circa 13th - 15th century. North Yorkshire. 28mm x 26mm. Complete.

£25.00

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