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Duke of Montalto and Alcalo medal
  • Italy
  • Duke of Montalto and Alcalo medal, 1638
  • Where object was made: Italy
  • bronze
  • Object Diameter: 5.9 cm
    Object Diameter: 2 5/16 in
  • Museum purchase
  • Not on display
  • 1954.0133
Multimedia
Description

Recto: Image of female sitting and wearing drapery. She holds a scroll in her right hands and a weight scale in her left. Small beading design circles the image and forms the outer border. Text between beading and at BC.

Verso: Bust of male set in profile and facing to the right. Man wears a very pronounced moustache, armor, and drapery around neck. Beading design circles th eimage and forms the outer border. Text between beading designs.