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Lodovico Carbone

Circular medal of the poet Lodovico Carbone of Ferrara. Pierced at top. Obverse: Profile bust of Lodovico Carbone looking to proper left, crowned with a laureate wreath and wearing robe; inscribed at edge [pierced through "O"] "OR SETTV QVEL CARBONE QVELLA FONTE." and under bust "OPVS...

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Inscription

Obverse: Inscribed at edge [pierced through "O"] "OR SETTV QVEL CARBONE QVELLA FONTE." and under bust "OPVS SPERANDEI". Reverse: Inscribe at edge "[pierced and abraided where rose and symbol should be] CHE SPANDI DI PARLAR SI LARGO FIVME" and above siren "·MVSIS GRATIISQVE VOLENTIBVS·".

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, after 1464

Place of Manufacture

Italy

Catalogue Raisonné

Hill 360.

Accession Number

87.68

Medium or Technique

Metal; cast bronze

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Numismatics, Medals