Iconography
MAGIC & SCIENCE
Astronomy and astrology
Constellations Zodiac AriesSingle figureWith a ring around its body
PORTRAITS
Rulers
ModernItalyFlorenceMedici, Francesco (1541-1587, r. 1574-1587)
Sitters A-Z
Medici, Francesco grand duke of Tuscany from 1574 (1541-1587)
Further details
Struck bronze medal; inscription obverse: .FRAN. MED. MAGN. DVX. ETRVRIAE. II; signed below: M.M. 1576; on reverse, the sign of Aries and its trajectory path; inscription: MAIOR. AGIT. DEVS.
ARTIST/CREATOR
Mazzafirri, Michele (c1530-1597)
DATE
1576
LOCATION
London, British Museum (Dept. of Coins & Medals) (BM. George III Tuscan M 165)
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Corpus of Medals
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
P. Attwood, Italian Medals c. 1530-1600, London 2003, v. I, pp. 360-361, no. 875a; v. II, pl. 188
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RELATIONS
British Museum Database
Dizionario Biografico degli Italiani
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