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Lorenzo de' Medici, 'il Magnifico' (1448–1492)

Maker:
Medalist: Niccolò Fiorentino (Niccolò di Forzore Spinelli) (Italian, Florence 1430–1514 Florence)
Date:
ca. 1490
Culture:
Italian
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
Diameter: 3 9/16 in. (9 cm)
Classification:
Medals and Plaquettes
Credit Line:
Ann and George Blumenthal Fund, 1950
Accession Number:
50.58.4
Not on view
The medal dates to the end of Lorenzo's life.
Inscription: Obverse: • MAGNVS • LAVRENTIVS • MEDICES •

Reverse: • TVTELA • • PATRIE • ; across lower field: FLORENTIA
J. Pierpont Morgan ; J. P. Morgan Jr. ; Pierpont Morgan Library (until 1950)
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