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Francesco I de'Medici

Circular uniface medal of Francesco I de'Medici (1594-1614), grand duke of Tuscany. Irregular in shape and pierced at top. Profile bust of Francesco I de'Medici looking to proper left, wearing armor with high collar; beaded edge; inscribed at edge "D·PRINCEPS FRANCISCVS MEDICES" and under bust...

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Inscribed at edge "D·PRINCEPS FRANCISCVS MEDICES" and under bust GDP".


By 1917, Horatio Greenough Curtis; 1917, gift of Horatio Greenough Curtis to the MFA. (Accession Date: February 1, 1917)

Credit Line

Gift of Horatio Greenough Curtis

probably Italian (Florence), early 17th century

Object Place

Florence, Italy

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Medium or Technique

Metal; probably cast lead




Numismatics, Medals