13th century. Four examples, the largest about 5/8” greatest dimension. Lead, pierced for the draw strings or stitch ends of parcels carried to the Crusades. Each with an impression of the owner's seal which both identified the parcel and sealed the ties against pilferage. Four.

Item ID: B3960

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