Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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Innocent IX medal
  • COUNTRY UNKNOWN (WESTERN)
  • Innocent IX medal, 1591
  • Where object was made: Unknown
  • silver
  • Museum purchase through The Kansas University Endowment Association
  • Not on display
  • 1956.0008
Multimedia
Description

Recto: Image of man with hair combed foreward, long beard and wearing a decorative robe. Robe has beading design and figures standing. Text and beading design image surrounds image.

Verso: Image of woman standing in armor and holding a shield in her left hand and spear in her left hand. At left there is a fruit horn and a pack filled with flags and weapons. At LR there is a horn and book. Text at top and rope design around border.