Object Title

Medallet

Medallet

Date

1605

Object Number

XVIII.846

Provenance

Purchased from Baldwin's Auctions, 15 October 2003, lot 2255

Physical Description

a snake amongst lilies and roses, DETECTVS.QVI.LATVIT (he who concealed himself is revealed); S.C. (by order of the Senate); on reverse, the name of Jehovah in Hebrew, within a crown of thorns; NON DORMITASTI ANTISTES IACOBI (thou, the keeper of James, hast not slept).

Dimensions

Dimensions: diameter 30mm

Associations

Places Netherlands

Bibliographic References

Medallic Illustrations, p.196, no.19

Notes

Struck by order of the Dutch Senate, 1605. For another, in copper, see XVIII.797.