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Netherlands (The Hague), cast gilt-brass "memento mori" medal, 1600s, rare, ex-Jaap van der Veen.

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Netherlands (The Hague), cast gilt-brass  memento mori  medal, 1600s, rare, ex-Jaap van der Veen.
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Netherlands (The Hague), cast gilt-brass "memento mori" medal, 1600s, rare, ex-Jaap van der Veen. RBN-1859.42; Minard-220; vRem-51. 54.07 grams; 56.5mm. Obverse with standing mendicant monk holding staff and coin, the fields with engraved initials K / T to left and V / B to right, all within legend PAPE EN NOBEL STRAAT.; reverse with high-relief skull-and-crossbones with legend ME MEN TO / MORI; three small holes at rims (two at top, one at bottom), VF or so, the gilding still bright for its age. Pedigreed to the Jaap van der Veen collection and the Schulman auction of April 2000 (lot #2545).