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Medal - Caius Marius

Caius Marius

  • Object:

    Medal

  • Place of origin:

    Italy (made)

  • Date:

    16th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Bronze

  • Museum number:

    7750-1863

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

This medal depicts on the obverse the bsut of Caius Marius and on teh reverse a captive warrior.

Place of Origin

Italy (made)

Date

16th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Bronze

Dimensions

Diameter: 2.54 cm

Object history note

Bought, 10s.

Descriptive line

Medal, bronze, bust of Caius Marius, Italy, 16th century

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

Inventory of Art Objects Acquired in the Year 1863. In: Inventory of the Objects in the Art Division of the Museum at South Kensington, Arranged According to the Dates of their Acquisition. Vol I. London: Printed by George E. Eyre and William Spottiswoode for H.M.S.O., 1868, p. 38

Materials

Bronze

Subjects depicted

Warrior; Bust

Categories

Coins & Medals; Portraits; Sculpture; Politics

Collection

Sculpture Collection

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