Rare antique with Latin inscription stolen from city centre property in York

The stolen antique.The stolen antique.
The stolen antique.
A rare antique crest has been stolen from a city centre property in York.

The valuable antique, which bears the full arms of the Worshipful Society of Apothecaries, has a Latin motto inscribed upon it.

It was stolen from a premises in Stonegate some time between July 14 and July 28.

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The antique crest bears the Latin words "OPIFERQUE PER ORBUM DICOR", a quotation from Ovid's first book of Metamorphoses.

The quotation translates to "and throughout the world I am called the bringer of help".

Anyone with information is asked to call police on 101, quoting reference number 12170132968.

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