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Sigismondo Pandolfo Malatesta

Circular medal of Sigismondo Pandolfo Malatesta, lord of Rimini and Fano (born 1417, lord of Rimini and Fano 1432-68). Obverse: Profile bust of Sigismondo looking to proper left; inscribed at edge "SIGISMVNDVS·PANDVLVS·DE·MALATEST ARIMINI FANI [flower] D [flower]". Reverse: Standing...

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Inscription

Obverse: Inscribed at edge "SIGISMVNDVS·PANDVLVS·DE·MALATEST ARIMINI FANI [flower] D [flower]". Reverse: Inscribed at edge "OPVS·PISANI·PICTORIS".

Provenance

By 1927, Mrs. Albert T. Leatherbee; 1927, gift of Mrs. Albert T. Leatherbee to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 8, 1927)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Albert T. Leatherbee

Italian, Renaissance, about 1445

Object Place

Italy

Catalogue Raisonné

Hill 33. Kress 12.

Accession Number

27.817

Medium or Technique

Metal; cast bronze

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Numismatics, Medals