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Medal pope innocent vi/the papal arms - Medal of Pope Innocent VI

Medal of Pope Innocent VI

  • Object:

    Medal pope innocent vi/the papal arms

  • Place of origin:

    Italy (made)

  • Date:

    16th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Bronze

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mr Michael Hall

  • Museum number:

    A.20-1965

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

This bronze medal depicts Innocent VI to the left, wearing a berrettino and a cope. On the reverse side there is a coat of arms on crossed keys and a tiara above.

Innocent VI was Pope from 1352 until his death in 1362.

Physical description

Medal, bronze. Obverse, Bust to left of Innocent, wearing a berrettino and a cope with the inscription INNOC. VI. PP. M. On the reverse side, there is a coat-of-arms on crossed keys and a tiara above.

Place of Origin

Italy (made)

Date

16th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Bronze

Marks and inscriptions

INNOC. VI. PP. M.

Dimensions

Diameter: 46 mm

Object history note

Given by Mr Michael Hall

Descriptive line

Medal, bronze, Innocent VI, crossed keys, papal tiara, Italian, 16th cent

Materials

Bronze

Subjects depicted

Papal tiara; Keys

Collection

Sculpture Collection

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