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Unique ID: LON-9CACA2
Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation
A complete Post-Medieval copper-alloy Jetton of Hans Krauwinckel II (master AD 1586-1635). Barnard pl. 32 no. 61 (referenced in Mitchiner 1988, p. 460) probably dating from AD 1590-1600
Obverse: MORS VLTIMA; Death (in the form of a skeleton) standing behind a rich lady with a hourglass in left hand, to her left a flower in bloom, to his right a wilting flower
Reverse: EST ARBORI SPES: SI PRAECISA FVERIT RVRSVM VIRESCIT; HK in exergue; Tree
Dimensions: diameter: 27.81mm; weight: 4.43g.
Mitchiner suggests it may be related to a biblical series issued in the 1590's.
A similar jetton on the database is IOW-1A28AC.
References: Mitchiner, M. 1988. The Medieval Period And Nuremberg, Jetons Medalets & Tokens, Volume 1. Seaby: London.
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder
Weight: 4.43 g
Diameter: 27.81 mm
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Type: Hans Krauwinckel II: 1586-1635
Obverse description: Death (in the form of a skeleton) standing behind a rich lady with a hourglass in left hand, to her left a flower in bloom, to his right a wilting flower.
Obverse inscription: MORS VLTIMA
Reverse description: HK in exergue; Tree
Reverse inscription: EST ARBORI SPES, SI PRAECISA FVERIT, RVRSVM VIRESCIT;
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
4 Figure: TQ3280
Four figure Latitude: 51.5035277
Four figure longitude: -0.09955492
1:25K map: TQ3280
1:10K map: TQ38SW
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.
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