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Medal pope honorius iv/st.peter & crossed keys - Medal of Pope Honorius IV

Medal of Pope Honorius IV

  • Object:

    Medal pope honorius iv/st.peter & crossed keys

  • Place of origin:

    Italy (made)

  • Date:

    sixteenth century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Bronze

  • Museum number:

    A.17-1965

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

This bronze medal bears a picture of Pope Honorius IV, wearing the Papal tiara and a cope. On the reverse side St Peter is represented as well as some crossed keys.

Honorius IV was Pope for two years from 1285 to 1287.

Physical description

Medal, bronze. Obverse side, bust to the right of Honorius wearing the Papal tiara and a cope with the inscription HONORIVS. III. PONT. MAX. On the reverse side there are two crossed keys and a full-faced bust of St Peter with a halo with the inscription S. PETRVS. CLAVES. REGNI. CELORVM.

Place of Origin

Italy (made)

Date

sixteenth century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Bronze

Dimensions

Diameter: 43 mm

Object history note

Given by Mr Michael Hall.

Descriptive line

Medal, bronze, Pope Honorius IV, St Peter, Italian, 16th cent

Materials

Bronze

Subjects depicted

Tiara; Keys

Collection

Sculpture Collection

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