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Averado III di Chiarissimo, called Bicci

Circular medal of Averado III di Chiarissimo, called Bicci, with a molded rim that projects on both sides. Possibly a later impression from original mold. Obverse: Profile bust of Averado III looking to the proper left, with close beard and doctorie head-dress; drapery bound around the head and...

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Inscription

Obverse: Inscribed at edge "AVERARDUS·MEDIC·COGNOM·BICCIUS·". Reverse: Inscribed above "FIDE·CONSTANTI·".

Provenance

By 1887, Martin Brimmer; 1887, gift of Martin Brimmer to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 1, 1887)

Credit Line

Gift of Martin Brimmer

Italian, Renaissance, 16th century or modern cast

Place of Manufacture

Italy

Catalogue Raisonné

Hill 1110, note 2.

Accession Number

87.70

Medium or Technique

Metal; cast bronze

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Numismatics, Medals