Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Neptune
AttributesTrident
Various activitiesSitting or riding on a dolphin
PORTRAITS
Aristocrats
ItalyRangoniPallavicini Argentina (d. 1550), wife of Guido Rangoni
Professions and trades
Authors and philosophers Post-ClassicalRangoni Pallavicini, Argentina (d. 1550)
Sitters A-Z
Pallavicini Rangoni, Argentina (d. 1550)
SECULAR ICONOGRAPHY
Allegories and personifications A-Z
Fame (Fama) Miscellaneous
SOCIAL LIFE
Authors, scholars and philosophers
Scholar or author crowned by a personification
Further details
Cast bronze medal; inscription obverse: ARGENTINA. RA NGONA. PA. DICAVIT; on reverse, Argentina being crowned by Fame; to right the sea and Neptune riding on two dolphins; inscription: FIDES. ET. SANCTA. SOCIETAS
ARTIST/CREATOR
Vicentino, Antonio (active in the late 1520s and 1530s)
DATE
1530s beginning, circa
LOCATION
London, British Museum (Dept. of Coins & Medals) (BM. George III Illustrious Persons 852)
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Corpus of Medals
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
P. Attwood, Italian Medals c. 1530-1600, London 2003, v. I, p. 227, no. 400a; v. II, pl. 81
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RELATIONS
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Acknowledgements
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