Wax Seal Replicas in the MGH Archive

The MGH archive has a comprehensive collection of replicas of royal and imperial seals covering almost all German kings and emperors from Charlemagne to Frederick III. The collection is rounded up with some additional seal replicas, particularly from the Vatican archive, and wax copies of lead and golden bullas. 

The replicas are hand cast and were purchased from diverse sources, mainly from Archiv Verlag and Historia Verlag. Wherever possible, the copies are linked with the corresponding seal descriptions in: Otto Posse, Die Siegel der Deutschen Kaiser und Könige, Bd. I-V, Dresden 1909-1913..

Data base with a list of the wax seal replicas in the MGH archive, images and literature links