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NameTitleTypeDatePriceDiameterInscriptionQuantityComments
Budejovice (Budweis)Seal of the City of BudweisCity Seal14th Century$38.003 in   
Cheb (Eger)Seal of the City of EgerCity Seal13th Century$28.002 3/4   
Gabel (Nem. Jablonne)Seal of the City of GablonaCity Seal15th Century$34.002 1/2   
Kingdom of BohemiaSeal of the Kingdom 15th Century$38.003 1/4 in   
Most (Brüx)Seal of the City MoxtCity Seal16th Century$24.0020 mm   
Plzen (Pilsen)Seal of the city of Pilsen 14th Century$34.0086 mm ; 3 1/2 in   
Praha 1 (Prag, Prague)City Seal38.001330 86mm ; 3 3/8 in  Depicted: St. Venceslav (Vaclav) A real event connected with this seal drastically demonstrates the importance that seals had in the Middle Ages: The wife of the mayor of the city of Praha was bathing her children in a tub in her kitchen and gave them the seal matrix to play with. Then she poured the sudsy water (with the seal) out of the window. A citizen who was passing by found the seal and ran with it to the city council. They, in turn, marched with some soldiers to the mayor, grabbed him and beheaded him right in front of his house for disrespecting the most important legal device of the city.
Praha 2 Newtown (Prag Neustadt, Praha Nové Mesto)City Seal 1360$38.002 3/4 in   Actually, according to archaeological findings, Praha - Newtown is older than the old town.
Tabornot yet completely deciphered (a lighter copy might tell) 15th Century$38.002 3/4 in   
University of PragueSeal of the University 1348$34.002 1/2 in  founded by Karl IV in 1348, the oldest German university
Otakar II PremyslKing of Bohemia and Margrave of Moravia 1253$58.004 3/4 in   
Johannes (Jan Slepy, John the Blind)King of Bohemia and Poland and Count of Luxembourg 1323$48.003 5/8 in.  The feathers on the helmet of John the Blind play a very important role in English history. In a battle against Edward the Black Prince John the Blind was killed. Edward admired his adversary very much and to honor him he plucked two feathers from his helmet to incorporate them later in his seal for the Duchy of Lancaster. Since those days all seals for the Duchy of Lancaster show these two feathers. One can also see them still today on the British two pence coin.
Karl IV (2) Emperor of the Holy Roman Empire, King of Bohemia and Count of Luxembourghis Great Seal (Majestätssiegel) as Emperor1355 - 1378 ruling as Emperor$48.00100 mm (4 in)   Karl (in German) = Charles (in English), Karel (in Czech)
Karl IV (Gold Bulla) Emperor of the Holy Roman Empire, King of Bohemia 1355$34.002 1/4  obverse and reverse shown This seal was on the perhaps most important German document known as \"Die Goldene Bulle\" - the Golden Bull - the German equivalent to the Magna Carta.
Anne of BohemiaQueen of Englandpersonal seal1385$38.002 1/4 in.  (wife of Richard II of England, daughter of Karl IV, Emperor of the HRE) Both of these facts are also depicted in the displayed arms, those of England (a field of fleurs-de-lys and the tree lions) and of the Holy Roman Empire (the eagle) and of Bohemia (the double-tailed lion).
Ladislaus V (Posthumus)King of Hungary and Bohemia 1453-1457$34.002 1/2 in   
Matthias IIKing of Hungary and BohemiaSeal of the Chancellery of the Moravian Court1611$34.0068 mm ; 2 7/8 in  1608 King of Hungary & Archduke of Austria. 1611 - also King of Bohemia and Duke of Burgundy, Margrave of Moravia, Count of Tyrol. and, as Matthias (no number) mainly, King of the Holy Roman Empire; from 1612 to 1619 Emperor of the Holy Roman Empire.
Bohemian Oven TileCast of a medieval tile from the city of Prague depicting four Roopers (medieval soldiers) 1350 ca.$48.00   The German name for Roopers is: Reisige.at first referring to just mercenary soldiers, lates in particular to riders
Otakar II, PremyslKing of Bohemia, Duke of Austria and Styria 1273$58.005 1/4 in   
Jan Slepy (John the Blind)King of Bohemia and Poland 1310-1346$48.003 5/8  Count of Luxembourg
Wenceslav IIKing of Bohemia, Lord of Poland II 1271-1305$48.004 1/8 in   
Praha 3 (Prag, Prague)City Seal 1450$38.003 3/8 in   
Karl IV (1)King of the Holy Roman Empire , King of Bohemia and Count of Luxemburg1st seal as King of the Holy Roman Empire1346 - 1378 seal in use 1346 - 1355$48.0087 mm (3 1/2 in)  We do not have any of his seals as just King of Bohemia. As King of Bohemia he ruled 1347 - 1378.
Sigmund (o)Emperor of the HRE, King of Hungary, Bohemia etc.Great Imperial Seal, (Majestätssiegel), obverse1434$58.00 (each) or $68.00 (in de-luxe version)131 mm  1410 - 1437 tenure Sigmund, Sigismind
Karl VIEmperor of the Holy Roman EmpireGreat Seal for Bohemia1712 (9. Nov.) tenure: 1705 - 1711 112 mm   
Karl VIElected Emperor of the Holy Roman EmpireImperial Heraldic Seal1715-1730 years in use. Tenure 1711 - 1740$58.00123 mm  1715 - 1730 years seal was in use by the Chancellery of the Imperial Court
Maria TheresiaEmpress of the Holy Roman Empire, Widow, Queen of Germany, Hungary, Bohemia. Archduchess of Austria, 1740 – 1780 tenure$58.00 (or 68.00 in de-luxe edition)125 mm  {Seal used for the Netherlands after 1765}
Joseph IIElected Emperor of the Holy Roman Empire, Archduke of AustriaGreat Imperial Seal1765 - 1790 tenure. 1766 year of document. seal in use: 1765-1780$58.00120 mm   
Joseph IIEmperor of the Holy Roman Empire, Archduke of Austria, etc.Great Imperia lHerakdic Seal1765 – 1790 tenure.$58.00130 mm  Seal used 1780 – 1786 by the Chancellery of the Imperial Court
Leopold IIElected Emperor of the Holy Roman Empire, Archduke of AustriaGreat Imperial Seal1791 year of document. Tenure: 1790 - 1792$58.00124 mm  Seal in use throughout his tenure{1790 – 1792} by the Chancellery of the Imperial Court
Franz IIEmperor of the Holy Roman EmpireGreat Armorial Imperial Seal1792 – 1806 tenure as Emperor of the HRE$48.00 ($58.00 in de-luxe edition w. cords & tassles)114 mm  Used (1792 – 1806) by the Chancellery of the Imperial Court. Franz II was the last Emperor of the Holy Roman Empire. The Holy Roman Empire ended on August 6 1806. In 1804 he became (as Franz I) hereditary Emperor of Austria, a position he held till 1835.
Johannes (Jan Slepy = John the Blind)King of Bohemia and Count of Luxembourgobverse of two sided seal1309$48.0096 mm; (3.7 in)  The feathers on the helmet of John the Blind play a very important role in English history. In a battle against Edward the Black Prince John the Blind was killed. Edward admired his adversary very much and to honor him he plucked two feathers from his helmet to incorporate them later in his seal for the Duchy of Lancaster. Since those days all seals for the Duchy of Lancaster show these two feathers. One can also see them still today on the British two pence coin. Edward started also using John\'s humble motto: ich dien = I serve
Johannes (Jan Slepy, John the Blind)King of Bohemia and Count of Luxembourg  $38,00   The feathers on the helmet of John the Blind play a very important role in English history. In a battle against Edward the Black Prince John the Blind was killed. Edward admired his adversary very much and to honor him he plucked two feathers from his helmet to incorporate them later in his seal for the Duchy of Lancaster. Since those days all seals for the Duchy of Lancaster show these two feathers. One can also see them still today on the British two pence coin. Eward also started using for himself John\'s humble motto: ich dien = I serve.
Bruno von Schaumburg-LippeBishop of Olmütz 1266$38.0066 x 42 mm   
Sigmund presiding the Council of KonstanzEmperor of the HRE; President of the Council of Konstanzseveral seals     See his seals under Holy Roiman Empire or German Rulers


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