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Niccolò Piccinino

Circular medal of Niccolò Piccinino. Pierced at top. Possibly a later impression from an original mold. Obverse: Profile bust of Niccolò Piccinino looking to proper right, wearing a high hat; and inscribed at edge "NICOLAVS·PICININVS VICECOMES·MARCHIO CAPITANEVS...

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Obverse: Inscribed at edge "NICOLAVS·PICININVS VICECOMES·MARCHIO CAPITANEVS MAX·AC·M[AR]S·AER". Reverse: Inscribed at proper left "PISANI·P·OPVS·N·PICININVS", on griffin"s collar "PERV[SIA]", and at proper right "BRACCIVS".


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, about 1441 or later

Place of Manufacture


Catalogue Raisonné

Hill 22. Kress 4.

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Medium or Technique

Metal; cast bronze




Numismatics, Medals