Medal commemorating John and Cornelis de Witt assassinated, 1672

Medal commemorating Johan and Cornelis de Witt assassinated, 1672. Obverse: Busts of the brothers De Witt conjoined (right). Legend: 'ILLUSTRISSIMI FRATRES IOHAN : ET . CORNEL : DE . WIT.' Reverse: Two vessels being dashed against the rocks (left). Legend: 'VNA MENTE ET SORTE.' An allegorical example.

Object Details

ID: MEC0351
Collection: Coins and medals
Type: Medal
Display location: Not on display
Creator: Unknown
Places: Netherlands
Date made: 1672
People: Witt, Johan de; Witt, Cornelis de
Credit: National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Measurements: Overall: 48 mm

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