Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Apollo
MythsApollo and the Python
LITERATURE
Ancient
HoraceCarminaI, 22
MAGIC & SCIENCE
Astronomy and astrology
Constellations Zodiac CapricornusSingle figureAs a goat or ibex
PORTRAITS
Rulers
ModernItalyFlorenceMedici, Francesco (1541-1587, r. 1574-1587)
Sitters A-Z
Medici, Francesco grand duke of Tuscany from 1574 (1541-1587)
SECULAR ICONOGRAPHY
Imprese and personal devices
IndividualMedici, Cosimo (1519-1574)
Further details
Cast lead medal; inscription obverse: FRANCISCVS MED. MAG. ETRVRIAE. DVX. II; below: 1574; on reverse, Apollo placing his right hand on Capricorn and his left foot on Python; inscription reverse: INTEGER VITE SCELERISQ PVRVS
ARTIST/CREATOR
Poggini, Domenico (1520-1590)
DATE
1574
LOCATION
London, British Museum (Dept. of Coins & Medals) (BM. George III Tuscan M 225)
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Corpus of Medals
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
P. Attwood, Italian Medals c. 1530-1600, London 2003, v. I, p. 345, no. 821a
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RELATIONS
British Museum database
Dizionario Biografico degli Italiani
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Acknowledgements
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