Iconography
PORTRAITS
Rulers
ModernPolandZygmunt II August (1520-1572, r. 1548-1572)
SECULAR ICONOGRAPHY
Symbols
EagleImperial Eagle
Coats-of-Arms
Poland Royal ArmsKing Zygmunt II August (1520-1572)
Further details
Cast bronze medal; inscription obverse: .SIGIS. AVG. REX. POLO. MG. DVX. LIT. AET. S. XXIX; inscription reverse: .DOMINICVS. VENETVS. FECIT. ANO. D. NRI. M.D.XLVIII
ARTIST/CREATOR
Domenico Veneziano (active around 1548)
DATE
1548
LOCATION
London, British Museum (Dept. of Coins & Medals) (BM. 1881-5-1-1)
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Corpus of Medals
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
P. Attwood, Italian Medals c. 1530-1600, London 2003, v. I, p. 464, no. 1166a; v. II, pl. 238
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Acknowledgements
Record created with the generous support of the Kress Foundation
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