Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Leda
With Jupiter as a swan Without her children Leda recliningMiscellaneous
PORTRAITS
Professions and trades
CourtesansRome, Faustina of
Further details
Cast lead medal; inscription obverse: FAVSTINA RO. O.P.; inscription reverse: SI IOVI. QVID HOMINI
ARTIST/CREATOR
Lombardy
DATE
1560s circa
LOCATION
London, British Museum (Dept. of Coins & Medals) (BM. George III Illustrious Persons 870)
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Corpus of Medals
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
P. Attwood, Italian Medals c. 1530-1600, London 2003, v. I, p. 158, no. 189a; v. II, pl. 48
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RELATIONS
British Museum database
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Acknowledgements
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