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2009 Archaeological Treasure - Emblem of Herzeg Stipan Vukcic Kosaca - Set

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  • 12.05.2009
  • Zdravko Anić
  • Zrinski d.d. Čakovec
  • 29.82 x 35.50 mm
  • 1.50 BAM
About 2009 Archaeological Treasure - Emblem of Herzeg Stipan Vukcic Kosaca

Many medieval charter from countries of Hum, among them is seventeen documents with the preserved seals of Herzeg Stipan Vukcic Kosaca, are kept in archives of Dubrovnik. Most of these seals has only a monogram and the Cyrillic inscription, without armorial show. However, there is one big seal of Herzeg Stipan, which has performance of complete emblem. It consists of shield, helmet with robe and ornament. Shield is in the form of elongated square and on it are placed three right slant stripes. On the left side of the shield it is placed helmet on which is a pad from which the robe wrings on the left and right side, stylized in the form of curve vine. Above the pad in the upright position, there is a griffon in the shape of the lion, who hold the flag in his foot, and which has three parallel branches, with the show of the dual cross. On the legend, written in the shortened form in Latin, says: SIGILLUM ILUSTRISSIMI DOMINI DUCIS STEPHANI SANCTI SABE ET REGNI BOSNE (the seal of the serenity duke Stipana Holy Sabe and Bosnian Kingdom).

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