Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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Paul V medal
  • COUNTRY UNKNOWN (WESTERN)
  • Paul V medal, 1621
  • Where object was made: Unknown
  • Museum purchase through The Kansas University Endowment Association
  • Not on display
  • 1956.0009
Multimedia
Description

Recto: Bust of man with goatee and very short hair (identified as Paul V). Man is wearing a large robe with a woven design and images of holy figures. Text at top and beading design makes up border.

Verso: Image of bridge with three archways over body of water. At CR there is a large castle like structure with houses on top. Text at top and bottom and beading design makes up the border.