Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Bacchus
Single figure Adult, beardless Head or bust
Myths Expedition to India TriumphWithout elephantsWith panthers, or tigers, or lions
Various activities Driving a chariot
Further details
Cast silver medal; inscription obverse: ΔΙΟΝΥΣΟΥ ΣΩΤΗΡΟΣ; on reverse, a leopard and a goat drawing a chariot in which stands Dionysos and a maenad who holds tambourine aloft; inscription, in exergue: ΜΑΡΩΝΙΤΩΝ
ARTIST/CREATOR
Belli, Valerio (c1468-1546)
DATE
1530s circa
LOCATION
London, British Museum (Dept. of Coins & Medals) (BM. M 8941)
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Corpus of Medals
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
P. Attwood, Italian Medals c. 1530-1600, London 2003, v. I, p. 214, no. 341a; v. II, pl. 76
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RELATIONS
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Acknowledgements
Record created with the generous support of the Kress Foundation
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