Iconography
PORTRAITS
Aristocrats
ItalySforzaBona, queen of Poland (1493-1558)
SECULAR ICONOGRAPHY
Symbols
Artichoke
Further details
Cast lead medal; inscription obverse: .BONA SFORTIA REGINA POLONIAE INCLYTISSIMA ANNO XXXII NATA ANO VERO D. NRI. M.D.XXXII; on reverse, an artichoke plant bearing fruit, interlaced with a ribbon inscribed TALIS EST QVAE FERT; inscription: IOHANNES MARIA PATAVINVS FECIT
ARTIST/CREATOR
Mosca, Giovanni Maria (born c1495-1499, died 1574)
DATE
1532
LOCATION
London, British Museum (Dept. of Coins & Medals) (BM. George III Polish M II Ioa)
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Corpus of Medals
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
P. Attwood, Italian Medals c. 1530-1600, London 2003, v. I, p. 462, no. 1163a; v. II, pl. 237
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