Secular pewter badge: Lion passant
Time period: 14th – 15th Century
Origin: London, England
Product Dimensions: 2.9cm width x 2.6cm height
The crowned lion passant was used as a royal livery badge throughout much of the 14th and 15th centuries. The medieval wearer of this badge may well have wished to proclaim allegiance to their king, perhaps in times of unrest.