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John Sowter, London merchant, a man distinguished ...

Latin Text:

IOANNES SOWTER Mercator Londinensis; Vir singulari ingenio et suavissimis moribus insignitus: donavit neos aliquot SUECORUM nummos ob singularem formam et magnitudinem notatu dignissimos: quem et plura adhuc daturum aliquando speramus.


John Sowter, London merchant, a man distinguished by his singular talent and charming manners, gave this museum several Swedish bronze coins notable for their unique shape and size: we hope that even more will be given to us in the future.

Location:Not listed in the 1836 catalogue. The present location of these objects is unknown.

Year:MDCXCII (1692);  Page Number:16 (verso)

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