Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Minerva
Single figure StandingPost-antique art
PORTRAITS
Professions and trades
Authors and philosophers Post-ClassicalVettori, Pietro (1499-1585)
Sitters A-Z
Vettori, Pietro (1499-1585)
Further details
Cast bronze medal; inscription obverse: .PET. VICTORIVS. AET. SVAE. AN. LXXXV.; on reverse, Minerva, draped and helmeted, holding a spear; inscription: .SI MIHI SV SCEPTVM.
ARTIST/CREATOR
Unidentified Florentine medallist
DATE
1584 - 1585
LOCATION
London, British Museum (Dept. of Coins & Medals) (BM. George III Illustrious Persons 1120)
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Corpus of Medals
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
P. Attwood, Italian Medals c. 1530-1600, London 2003, v. I, p. 363, no. 887a; v. II, pl. 191
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RELATIONS
British Museum database
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Acknowledgements
Record created with the generous support of the Kress Foundation
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