Iconography
HISTORY
Modern
Ottoman empire1571 - Battle of Lepanto
PORTRAITS
Rulers
ModernItalyFlorenceMedici, Cosimo I (1519-1574, r. 1537-1574)
Sitters A-Z
Medici, Cosimo I duke of Florence from 1537, grand duke of Tuscany from 1569 (1519-1574)
SECULAR ICONOGRAPHY
Symbols
Trophy
Allegories and personifications A-Z
Fame (Fama) Miscellaneous
Victory (Victoria)Personification
SOCIAL LIFE
Knighthood
Orders of KnighthoodGolden Fleece
Further details
Cast lead medal; inscription obverse: .COSMVS. MED. MAG. ETRVRIAE. DVX. I.; on reverse, Cosimo crowned by a winged victory whilst Fame inscribes a tablet; in the centre a bound nude prisoner and a trophy; inscription: .DE GALLIS. ET TVRCIS.
ARTIST/CREATOR
Poggini, Domenico (1520-1590)
DATE
1571 circa
LOCATION
London, British Museum (Dept. of Coins & Medals) (BM. George III Tuscan M 148)
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Corpus of Medals
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
P. Attwood, Italian Medals c. 1530-1600, London 2003, v. I, p. 345, no. 819a; v. II, pl.177
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RELATIONS
British Museum database
Dizionario Biografico degli Italiani
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Acknowledgements
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