This single-sided seal depicts St. Giles standing full-face with *nimbus*; he holds a book in his right hand and a crozier in his left, and wears a cross around his neck. Above is the inscription SCS EGIDIVS (“St. Giles”), reversed.
Image description (reverse)
S’ COMMVNE CIVITATIS DE HELGYN (“Common seal of the community of Elgin”).
Other features: beaded borders.
Dimensions: 1 5/8 in. diameter.
SW I, p.63.
Note: the date at which this copper matrix was struck is unknown. Its earliest extant impression dates to 1296, and it was apparently still in use in 1596.