Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Apollo
TypesApollo Helios Driving a chariot
MAGIC & SCIENCE
Astronomy and astrology
Planets Represented as planetary deities IndividualSolIn chariot drawn by horses → Seen from the side
PORTRAITS
Rulers
ModernSpainPhilip II (1527-1598, r. 1556-1598)
Sitters A-Z
Habsburg, Philip II (1527-1598)
SECULAR ICONOGRAPHY
Symbols
Harbour
Treewith a new shoot growing
Imprese and personal devices
IndividualHabsburg, Philip II (1527-1598)
Further details
Cast lead medal; inscription obverse: PHILIPPVS. REX. PRINC. HISP. AET. S. AN. XXVIII; signed below: IAC. TREZZO. F 1555; on reverse, Apollo in a chariot drawn by four horses; below, a coastal scene and a blasted tree from which a new shoot is growing; inscription: IAM. ILLVSTRABIT. OMNIA
ARTIST/CREATOR
Trezzo, Jacopo da, I (c1514-1589)
DATE
1555
LOCATION
London, British Museum (Dept. of Coins & Medals) (BM. 1906-11-3-231)
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Corpus of Medals
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
P. Attwood, Italian Medals c. 1530-1600, London 2003, v. I, pp. 120-121, no. 85a
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RELATIONS
Dizionario biografico degli italiani
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