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Medal - Medal

Medal

  • Object:

    Medal

  • Place of origin:

    Italy (made)

  • Date:

    16th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Bronze

  • Museum number:

    1205-1893

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

This cast bronze medal depicts St Siricius who was Pope from 384 to 398 AD. On the obverse side he is shown to the left wearing a cope and cap. On the reverse side there are two keys surmounted by the Papal tiara.

Physical description

Medal, of cast bronze. St Siricius, elected Pope in 384: d. 398. Obv.: SIRICIVS. I. PONT. M. Bust to left, wearing a cope and cap. Rev.: VINCVNT. INDEBELLATVRA. Two keys, surmounted by the papal tiara.

Place of Origin

Italy (made)

Date

16th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Bronze

Dimensions

Diameter: 1.6875 in

Object history note

Bought 2s. 6d.

Descriptive line

Medal, bronze, St. Siricius, Pope, Italy, 16th century

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

List of Objects in the Art Division South Kensington Museum acquired during the Year 1893. Arranged according to the dates of acquisition, with appendix and indices. London: Eyre and Spottiswoode, 1894. pp. 159.

Materials

Bronze

Techniques

Cast

Subjects depicted

Tiara; Keys

Collection

Sculpture Collection

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