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Raynutius II

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Circular medal of Raynutius II, duke of Parma and Piacenza. Obverse: Profile bust of Raynutius II looking to proper left; and inscribed at edge "RAYNVTIVS II PARMAE ET PIACENTIAE DVXET". Reverse: Map of his territory; inscribed at edge "IMPERIO IN BARDVM ET COMPLANVM PROPAGATO".. White "260"...

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Inscription

Obverse: Inscribed at edge "RAYNVTIVS II PARMAE ET PIACENTIAE DVXET". Reverse: Inscribed at edge "IMPERIO IN BARDVM ET COMPLANVM PROPAGATO".

Provenance

Collections of Achille de Clemente and Caruso; by 1965, Blumka Gallery (New York, New York); 1966, sold by the Blumka Gallery to the MFA. (Accession date: June 1, 1966)

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Italian, late 17th century

Object Place

Italy

Dimensions

Diameter and weight: 112 mm (4 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

66.320

Medium or Technique

Metal; bronze

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Numismatics, Medals