Iconography
MAGIC & SCIENCE
Astronomy and astrology
Constellations Zodiac CyclesSingle imageSymbols or names - Circular diagram
PORTRAITS
Clerics
PopesAlexander VIII (Pietro Vito Ottoboni, 1610-1691, r. 1689-1691)
SECULAR ICONOGRAPHY
Emblems, imprese and devices - catalogue
Celestial bodiesZodiac
Land and SeaGlobeDivided by zodiac into heavenly and earthly sphere
Further details
Inscription obverse: ALEXAN. VIII. OTTOBON. P. O. M. CRE. VI OCT. 1689; reverse: MVNIT ET VNIT
ARTIST/CREATOR
Hamerani, Giovanni Martino (1646-1705)
DATE
circa 1689 refers to Alexander's coronation in 1689
LOCATION
London, British Museum (Dept. of Coins & Medals)
Notes on photograph
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Revers, Trésors de numismatique, xxxvii.8; Patrignani, p. 83, Rel. R. Zecca, 357
Acknowledgements
Record created with the generous support of the Kress Foundation
Contact
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