Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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Sixtus V medal
  • Sixtus V medal, 1590
  • Where object was made: Unknown
  • bronze
  • Museum purchase through The Kansas University Endowment Association
  • Not on display
  • 1956.0007

Recto: Bust of man set in profile and facing to the right wears a cap, large robe and has a long beard. There is text in between beading designs that make up border.

Verso: At center there is a obelisk structure. At CL there is a tall archway. At CR there is a groupd of buildings. Text in between beading design that makes up the border.