Iconography
PORTRAITS
Rulers
ModernHoly Roman Empire Dukes of LorraineChristina, daughter of Charles III (1565-1637)
ModernItalyFlorenceLorraine, Christina of wife of Ferdinando I de' Medici (1565-1637)
Sitters A-Z
Lorraine, Christina of (1565-1637)
SECULAR ICONOGRAPHY
Symbols
Corn
Imprese and personal devices
IndividualLorraine, Christina of (1565-1637)
Further details
Struck silver medal; inscription obverse: (tendril) .CHRISTIANA. P. D. L. GRAN. DVC. DI. TOSCA; on reverse, an ear of corn bearing a star, with seven stars around it (reference to modesty); inscription: .FRVCTVM. LVMENQVE. PVDORIS.
ARTIST/CREATOR
Mazzafirri, Michele (c1530-1597)
DATE
1590 circa
LOCATION
London, British Museum (Dept. of Coins & Medals) (BM. M 0179)
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Corpus of Medals
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
P. Attwood, Italian Medals c. 1530-1600, London 2003, v. I, p. 362, no. 881a; v. II, pl. 189
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RELATIONS
British Museum Database
Dizionario Biografico degli Italiani
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