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Medal

  • Place of origin:

    Italy (made)

  • Date:

    15th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Bronze

  • Museum number:

    494-1864

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

This is a bronze medal made in the 15th century Italy. The obverse of this medal shows a bust of Pope Sixtus IV. with inscription and the reverse shows the Pope crowned by two saints, Saint Francis of Assisi and Saint Francis of Dominio.

Place of Origin

Italy (made)

Date

15th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Bronze

Dimensions

Diameter: 4.12 cm

Object history note

Purchased in Paris (Piot sale, 1864, 25-30 April) for 15s. 2d.

Descriptive line

Medal, bronze, Pope Sixtus IV./the Pope with St. Francis of Assisi and St. Francis of Dominio, Italian, 15th century

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Inventory of Art Objects acquired in the Year 1864. Inventory of the Objects in the Art Division of the Museum at South Kensington, arranged According to the Dates of their Acquisition. Vol. 1. London : Printed by George E. Eyre and William Spottiswoode for H.M.S.O., 1868. p. 43
Armand, A. Les Médailleurs italiens des quinzième et seizième siècles. Paris, 1883. vol. II. 62. 1.

Materials

Bronze

Categories

Coins & Medals; Portraits

Collection

Sculpture Collection

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