Seal of the Bench (court) of Lviv (galvanocopy)

Late 19th century

Lviv Historical Museum

Lviv Historical Museum
Lviv, Ukraine

Lviv, late 19th century.
Metal; galvanoplasty
d 50 mm
The middle of the seal bears an image of Gothic gates with a tower. In the opening of the gate, there is a lion leaning on his right. Gothic text in all caps: SIGILLUM SCABINORUM LEMBURGENSIUM (Seal of the Judges of Lviv). The matrix of this seal is known to have been used throughout 1412—1764.
This galvanocopy was produced from a copy of the seal attached to a document from 1421.
The item was received by Lviv Historical Museum from the former Lviv City Historical Museum in 1940.


  • Title: Seal of the Bench (court) of Lviv (galvanocopy)
  • Date Created: Late 19th century
  • Location: Lviv
  • Medium: Metal

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