Iconography
ANTIQUITIES
Obelisks
PORTRAITS
Aristocrats
ItalyFoscariniAlvise (b.1470 circa)
SECULAR ICONOGRAPHY
Symbols
Sphere
Laurel
Further details
Cast bronze medal; inscription obverse (in gothic lettering): alvise. foscharini. a. sui. lxxxiii; inscription reverse, in field (in gothic lettering): opvs luchas fuscha reno; in exergue: MDLIII
ARTIST/CREATOR
Luca Foscarini
DATE
1553
LOCATION
London, British Museum (Dept. of Coins & Medals) (BM. M 0227)
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Corpus of Medals
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
P. Attwood, Italian Medals c. 1530-1600, London 2003, v. I, p. 179, no. 239a; v. II, pl. 59
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RELATIONS
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