Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Hercules
Single figure Heads
Myths Labours Nemean lionMiscellaneous
Myths Labours Erymanthian boarMiscellaneous
Attributes Arms of Hercules
Further details
Cast silver medal; the obverse does not belong with the reverse, which shows a club, the head of the Nemean lion, a bird and the head of the Erymanthian boar; inscription, vertically in field: ΗΡΑΚΛΕΟΣΣΩΤΗΡΟΣ; in exergue: ΤΡΑΚΩΝ
ARTIST/CREATOR
Anonymous
DATE
16th century
LOCATION
London, British Museum (Dept. of Coins & Medals) (BM. M 0290)
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Corpus of Medals
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
P. Attwood, Italian Medals c. 1530-1600, London 2003, v. I, p. 478, no. 1236a; v. II, pl. 252
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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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