Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Hercules
Single figure Heads
SECULAR ICONOGRAPHY
Allegories and personifications A-Z
Fortune (Fortuna) With attributesBall
Fortune (Fortuna) With attributesCornucopiaWith rudder
Victory (Victoria)Personification
Safety (Salus)
Personal allegories
ItalyRochefort, Louis de (c. 1515-1582)
Further details
Cast bronze medal; obverse and reverse do not belong together; the obverse is after antique representations; the reverse belongs to the medal of Louis de Rochefort by Giovanni da Cavino (1566 circa); inscription, in exergue: GENIO SALVTIS
ARTIST/CREATOR
Anonymous
DATE
16th century
LOCATION
London, British Museum (Dept. of Coins & Medals) (BM. 1906-10-8-1)
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Corpus of Medals
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
P. Attwood, Italian Medals c. 1530-1600, London 2003, v. I, p. 477, no. 1232a; 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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