Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Centaurs
Individual centaursChironAlone
MAGIC & SCIENCE
Astronomy and astrology
Constellations Zodiac SagittariusSingle figureAs a centaur → With nude torso
PORTRAITS
Professions and trades
PhysiciansVertunnus, Narcissus
SECULAR ICONOGRAPHY
Symbols
Snake
Further details
Cast bronze medal; inscription obverse: .NARCISSVS VERTVNNVS.; inscription reverse: .CAROLI V CAES ARCHIYAT.
ARTIST/CREATOR
Anonymous
DATE
1550 circa
LOCATION
London, British Museum (Dept. of Coins & Medals) (BM. M 0259)
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Corpus of Medals
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
P. Attwood, Italian Medals c. 1530-1600, London 2003, v. I, p. 469, no. 1188a; v. II, pl. 244
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