Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Minerva
WorshipTemple of Minerva
PORTRAITS
Professions and trades
Authors and philosophers ClassicalSolon
Statesmen and politicians
AncientSolon (b. 640-638, d. 559 BC)
Further details
Cast lead medal, gold painted; inscription obverse: ΣΟΛΟΝΟΣ ΣΟΦΟΥ; on reverse, fa├žade of a tetrastyle temple, with a central statue of Athena and, to each side, an altar; inscription, vertical in field: ΚΟΙΝΟΝ ΑΘΗΝΩΝ
ARTIST/CREATOR
Belli, Valerio (c1468-1546)
DATE
1530s circa
LOCATION
London, British Museum (Dept. of Coins & Medals) (BM. M 0105)
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Corpus of Medals
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
P. Attwood, Italian Medals c. 1530-1600, London 2003, v. I, p. 215, no. 345a; v. II, pl. 76
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RELATIONS
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