Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Hercules
Attributes Pillars of Hercules
MAGIC & SCIENCE
Astronomy and astrology
Astrolabes and armillary spheresArmillary Spheres
PORTRAITS
Rulers
ModernHoly Roman Empire Holy Roman EmperorsCharles V (r. 1516-1556)Non allegorical
Further details
Cast bronze gilt medal; inscription obverse: DIVVS. CAR. V: CAES. AVG. OPT. PR. TR. F. CHR. REIP. SERV. IMP. P. P. ; inscription reverse: NVMINE. CAESAREO. PLENVS. VTERQ. POLVS; in exergue: CC
ARTIST/CREATOR
Cavino, Giovanni da (1500-1570)
DATE
circa 1540
LOCATION
London, British Museum (Dept. of Coins & Medals) (BM. George III German M 38)
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Corpus of Medals
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
P. Attwood, Italian Medals c. 1530-1600, London 2003, v. I, pp. 193-194, no. 286a; v. II, pl. 67
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RELATIONS
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