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Alessandro da Medici, testone

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Circular coin, a testone, of Alessandro dd Medici. Obverse: Profile bust of Alessandro da Medici Looking to proper right; inscribed at edge "·ALEXANDER·M·R·P·FLOREN·DVX". Reverse: Saints Damian and Cosmas standing at center; inscribed at edge "·S·DAMIANVS·S·COSMVS".

Inscription

Obverse: Inscribed at edge "·ALEXANDER·M·R·P·FLOREN·DVX". Reverse: Inscribed at edge "·S·DAMIANVS·S·COSMVS".

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. George L. Walton 7/7/36

Italian (Florence), 1532–37

Object Place

Italy

Dimensions

Other (Overall): 3.5cm (1 3/8in.)

Accession Number

36.291

Medium or Technique

Metal; silver

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins