Iconography
MAGIC & SCIENCE
Flora and Fauna
AnimalsLion Census of Antique Art known to the RenaissanceRoma, Capitol
Animals Animals fighting
PORTRAITS
Rulers
Ancient Roman emperors Commodus (180-192)Heads or busts
Further details
Cast bronze medal; inscription obverse, vertically in field to right: Μ. ΚΟΜΟΔ. ΑΥΓ and to left: ΑΥΤ ΙΜΡ; on reverse a lion attacking a horse; inscription: ΦΟΕΛΙΚΙΤ ΑΥΓ
ARTIST/CREATOR
Bernardi, Giovanni dei (da Castelbolognese) (1494-1553)
DATE
1530s late, circa
LOCATION
London, British Museum (Dept. of Coins & Medals) (BM. 1922-4-7-214)
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Corpus of Medals
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
P. Attwood, Italian Medals c. 1530-1600, London 2003, v. I, pp. 376-377, no. 930a; v. II, pl. 197
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RELATIONS
British Museum database
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Acknowledgements
Record created with the generous support of the Kress Foundation
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