Memento moriItem Code MG 090
A memento mori in gold and enamel. It is in the form of a rectangular coffin which has two hinges on one side of the lid and a catch at the other side. There is a loop and ring in the centre of the lid, with EW inscribed twice around the edge. There is also an inscription on the sides of the coffin which read: DISCE MORI, LERN TO DYE. The coffin opens to reveal a tiny enamelled skeleton. Possibly English.