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medal
  • Pisanello
    1395–1455
    born: Verona or Pisa Italy ; died: Mantua, Italy
  • medal, early 1400s
  • Where object was made: Italy
  • bronze
  • Object Diameter: 8.4 cm
    Object Diameter: 3 1/4 in
  • Museum purchase
  • Not on display
  • 1954.0164
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Recto: Bust of man set in profile and facing to the left. Man has short wavy hair and is wearing a shirt with no sleeves. Text at TC, CR and CL.

Verso: Image of man being crucified at CR with man kneeling at BC. At CR there is a rocky mountain and a dead tree. At CL there is a horse wearing a saddle. Text at top.