Iconography
MAGIC & SCIENCE
Astronomy and astrology
Constellations Zodiac CapricornusSingle figureAs a goat or ibex
PORTRAITS
Courtiers and counsellors
Guarini, Alessandro Battista (1486-1556)
SECULAR ICONOGRAPHY
Symbols
DogHound
Obelisk
Further details
Cast bronze medal; the reverse is the work of Galeotti and does not belong with the present obverse; inscription obverse: ALEXAN. BAPTISTAE. GVARINVS; signed on truncation, incised: 1556 .P.; inscription reverse: IN CONSTANTIA. ET. FIDE. FELICITAS
ARTIST/CREATOR
Pastorini, Pastorino de' (c1508-1592)
DATE
1556
LOCATION
London, British Museum (Dept. of Coins & Medals) (BM. George III Illustrious Persons 472)
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Corpus of Medals
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
P. Attwood, Italian Medals c. 1530-1600, London 2003, v. I, p. 263, no. 556a
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RELATIONS
British Museum database
Dizionario Biografico degli Italiani
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