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Italy: LOANCM.11-2012

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Inferred Lucretia Borgia (1505-19) (Ruler)
Mantuan School
Mantua (Mint)
19th century copyist


A 19th century silvered, cast copy of a medal of the Mantuan School


History note: Ex Alfred Morrison (lot 197, part) Collection

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Loan (1981) by Family of the Late Prof. Roberto Weiss

Components of the work

Object: composed of bronze Diameter 57.5 mm Die Axis 0 degrees Weight 86.46 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Bust of Borgia, left

  • Location: Obverse
  • Design

Inscription present: Nude Amor beneath a tree, with instruments and weapons

  • Location: Reverse
  • Design

Identification numbers

Accession number: LOANCM.11-2012
Primary reference Number: 226789
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Audit data

Created: Wednesday 8 May 2019 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Coins and Medals

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