Iconography
MAGIC & SCIENCE
Geography
The earthRivers Arno
The earthRivers Arbia
PORTRAITS
Aristocrats
ItalyMediciWittelsbach, Violante Beatrice wife of Ferdinando de' Medici (1673-1731)
Holy Roman Empire Members of electoral housesBavariaViolante Beatrice, daughter of Ferdinand Elector of Bavaria (1673-1731)
Statesmen and politicians
ModernItalySienaWittelsbach, Violante Beatrice wife of Ferdinando de' Medici (1673-1731)
Sitters A-Z
Wittelsbach, Violante Beatrice (1673-1731)
SECULAR ICONOGRAPHY
Symbols
Lion and lioness
Obelisk
She-wolf
Coats-of-Arms
Holy Roman Empire Princes and CitiesBavaria (Duchy, later Electorate)Adaptations
Holy Roman Empire Princes and CitiesBavaria (Duchy, later Electorate)Lion only (originally Palatinate)
Italy FamiliesMedici
Further details
Inscription obverse: VIOLANTES BEATRIX VINDELIC. &. M. AE. PR.; signed: G.F. PIERI.; inscription reverse: MAIORA COELO
ARTIST/CREATOR
Pieri, Giovan Francesco (born c1697, died after 1765)
DATE
1734
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, p. 138, no. 120, pl. 40
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