The recorder shall keep an official seal of the recorders office which shall, when embossed, stamped, impressed or affixed to a certification, show legibly.
(a) Be circular in shape;
(b) Be not less than 114 inches and not more than 2 inches in diameter;
(c) Have in the center any words or design adopted by the recorder;
(d) Have inscribed around the
central words or design, Recorder, ____ County, California, inserting therein the name of the county.
Nothing contained herein shall prohibit a recorder from continuing to use a seal of a design different than that specified herein if such seal has customarily been used.