Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Hercules
Myths Labours Nemean lionHercules with dead lion lying on the ground
Myths Labours Lernean hydraHercules fighting with club
PORTRAITS
Commanders, soldiers, etc
Commanders SpainCórdoba, Consalvo II (1524-1578)
Further details
Cast lead medal; inscription obverse: (stop of 3 pellets) CONSALVVS. FERD. CORDVBA. II; on reverse, nude Hercules holding one of the necks of the Lernaean hydra, and the Nemean lion below; inscription: DABIT DEVS HISQVOQ. FINEM
ARTIST/CREATOR
Leoni, Leone (c1500-1590)
DATE
1560 circa
LOCATION
London, British Museum (Dept. of Coins & Medals) (BM. George III Illustrious Persons 239)
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Corpus of Medals
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
P. Attwood, Italian Medals c. 1530-1600, London 2003, v. I, p. 110, no. 58a; v. II, pl. 14
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RELATIONS
British Museum database
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Acknowledgements
Record created with the generous support of the Kress Foundation
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