Iconography
PORTRAITS
Rulers
ModernFrance Caterina de' Medici (1519-1589, r. 1559-1589)
Aristocrats
ItalyMediciCaterina (1519-1589)
Sitters A-Z
Medici, Caterina (1519-1589)
SECULAR ICONOGRAPHY
Symbols
Snake
Imprese and personal devices
IndividualMedici, Caterina (1519-1589)
Further details
Cast medal; it belongs to the 'Serie medicea' by Selvi; inscription obverse: CATHARINA. MEDICES. GAL. REGI; inscription reverse: FATO. PRVDENTIA. MAIOR.; the motto is by Paolo Giovio
ARTIST/CREATOR
Selvi, Antonio Francesco (1679-1753)
DATE
1740
LOCATION
London, British Museum (Dept. of Coins & Medals)
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Corpus of Medals
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
F. Vannel-G. Toderi, La medaglia barocca in Toscana, Firenze 1987, p. 204, no. 271, pl. 92
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RELATIONS
Dizionario Biografico degli Italiani
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