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232, Frontal head wearing a coronet with fleurs-de-lis. Story-Maskelyne - probably the signet of Charles V of France described in the inventory of his jewels (1379), and showing his head.

  • Record Number: 40005159
  • Sub-database: Marlborough
  • Reference Number: 232
  • Material of Original Gem: Spinel ruby
  • Description: Frontal head wearing a coronet with fleurs-de-lis. Story-Maskelyne - probably the signet of Charles V of France described in the inventory of his jewels (1379), and showing his head.
  • Last Recorded Collection: Unknown: M554-1910
  • Previous Collections:
    • Story-Maskelyne, M.H.: The Marlborough Gems (1870): no. 583
    • Boardman, J., Scarisbrick, D., Wagner C., Zwierlein-Diehl, E: The Marlborough Gems (2009): no. 232
  • Size: 12x11
  • Comments: Set in a gold ring inscribed Tel il nest 'tere is none such as he'.
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