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Carlo Visconti

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Circular medal of Carlo Visconti. Beaded rim on both sides. Obverse: Profile bust of Carlo Visconti looking to proper left, wearing armor; inscribed at edge "CAROLVS VICE COMES". Reverse: Twisting branch of coral at center; inscribed across field "CORALIT". "10S" painted in red at proper...

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Inscription

Obverse: Inscribed at edge "CAROLVS VICE COMES". Reverse: Inscribed across field "CORALIT".

Provenance

By 1966, Cyril Humphris; 1966, sold by Cyril Humphris (London) to the MFA. (Accession date: September 21, 1966)

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Italian, Renaissance, 1523–65

Object Place

Italy

Catalogue Raisonné

Kress 510.

Dimensions

Diameter: 7 cm (2 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

66.433

Medium or Technique

Metal; gilded copper alloy

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Numismatics, Medals