Iconography
PORTRAITS
Rulers
ModernItalyFlorenceMedici, Alessandro (1512-1537, r. 1532-1537)
Sitters A-Z
Medici, Alessandro duke of Florence from 1532 (1512-1537)
SECULAR ICONOGRAPHY
Symbols
Rhinoceros
Imprese and personal devices
IndividualMedici, Alessandro duke of Florence from 1532 (1512-1537)
Further details
Cast medal; it belongs to the 'Serie medicea' by Selvi; inscription obverse: ALEX. MED. FLOR. DVX. I.; inscription reverse: NON. BVELVO. SIN. VENCER.; in exergue: A. SELVI. F; this impresa was devised by Paolo Giovio
ARTIST/CREATOR
Selvi, Antonio Francesco (1679-1753)
DATE
1740
LOCATION
London, British Museum (Dept. of Coins & Medals)
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Corpus of Medals
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
F. Vannel-G. Toderi, La medaglia barocca in Toscana, Firenze 1987, pp. 204-205, no. 272, pl. 92
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