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AnimalsOx
AnimalsSnake Miscellaneous
AnimalsWolf She-wolf
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PORTRAITS
Rulers
ModernItalyFerraraEste, Alfonso I (1476-1534, r.1505-1534)
Further details
Cast bronze medal; inscription obverse: ALFONSVS. DVX. FERR. III.; inscription reverse: .IN. VIRTVTE. TVA. SERVATI. SVMUS; the present reverse does not belong with the obverse, but was created by Bonzagna for a medal of Pier Luigi Farnese
ARTIST/CREATOR
Bernardi, Giovanni dei (da Castelbolognese) (1494-1553)
DATE
1505 - 1520 circa
LOCATION
London, British Museum (Dept. of Coins & Medals) (BM. George III Ferrara M 73)
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Corpus of Medals
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
P. Attwood, Italian Medals c. 1530-1600, London 2003, v. I, p. 375, no. 924a; v. II, pl. 197
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