Henry of Flanders (1206-16)
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DO Seals 6, no. 97.1.
Zacos-Veglery, no. 112a. The editors publish similar specimens under nos. 112b-d. See now the Namur example illustrated and discussed in Pontani, "Precisazioni," 380 (figs. 11 and 12) and 382; see also Schlumberger, "Sceaux et bulles," 90-92, and Sig. Orient Latin, 167-68.
- 47 mm
- 38 mm
The emperor enthroned on a sellion decorated with animal heads. He wears a crown and imperial garments and holds a cross-topped scepter in the right hand and a globus cruciger in the left. Circular inscription, between a double border of dots.
Ἐρρῖκος dεσπότης. Henry, despotes.
Henricus Dei gratia inperator Romanie. Henry, by the Grace of God, emperor of the Roman realm.