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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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Inscription

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".

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, about 1441 or later

Place of Manufacture

Italy

Catalogue Raisonné

Hill 22. Kress 4.

Accession Number

87.78

Medium or Technique

Metal; cast bronze

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Numismatics, Medals