Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Minerva
WorshipSacrifice to or by image of Minerva
PORTRAITS
Statesmen and politicians
AncientCimon (d. 449 BC)
SECULAR ICONOGRAPHY
Allegories and personifications A-Z
Piety (Pietas)
Further details
Cast bronze medal; inscription obverse: ΚΙΜΩΝΟΣ ΑΘΗΝΑΙΟΥ; on reverse a draped and veiled female figure holding a patera over a burning altar; to the left a column with a serpent entwined around it, surmounted by a Pallas holding in her hand a branch of olive; inscription: ΙΕΡΟΝ ΕΥΣΕΒΕΙΑ
ARTIST/CREATOR
Belli, Valerio (c1468-1546)
DATE
1530s circa
LOCATION
London, British Museum (Dept. of Coins & Medals) (BM. M0082)
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Corpus of Medals
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
P. Attwood, Italian Medals c. 1530-1600, London 2003, v. I, pp. 216-217, no. 352a; v. II, pl. 77
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