Iconography
PORTRAITS
Clerics
Monks and friarsLegname, Desiderio dal (d. 1581 circa)
SECULAR ICONOGRAPHY
Symbols
Cornucopia
Caduceus
Further details
Cast bronze medal; inscription obverse: .F. DESIDERIVS. LIGNAMINEVS. PAT. ORD. PRAE; inscription reverse: VIRTVTI FORTUNA COMES
ARTIST/CREATOR
Anonymous
DATE
1550 - 1581 circa
LOCATION
London, British Museum (Dept. of Coins & Medals) (BM. 1923-6-11-58)
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Corpus of Medals
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
P. Attwood, Italian Medals c. 1530-1600, London 2003, v. I, p. 473, no. 1212a; v. II, pl. 249
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