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Sigismondo Pandolfo Malatesta

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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 PANDVLFVS·MALATESTA·PAN·F·". Reverse: Castle (probably Rocca Malatestiana)...

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Inscription

Obverse: Inscribed at edge "·SIGISMVNDVS PANDVLFVS·MALATESTA·PAN·F·" ["Sigismondo Pandolfo Malatesta, son of Pandolfo"]. Reverse: Inscribed at edge "·CASTELLVM·SISMVNDVM·ARIMINENSE·M·CCCC·XLVI·" ["Castle Sigismondo at Rimini, 1446"].

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, 1446

Place of Manufacture

Italy

Catalogue Raisonné

Hill 176. Kress 62.

Dimensions

Diameter and weight: 84 mm (3 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

27.816

Medium or Technique

Metal; cast bronze

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Numismatics, Medals