9 November 2006
A CIRCULAR LEAD MEDAL OF FILIPPO MARIA VISCONTI, DUKE OF MILAN
CAST FROM A MODEL BY PISANELLO, ITALIAN, 15TH CENTURY
The recto with a profile portrait relief bust of the Duke facing to the right and inscribed to the outer rim '+PHILIPPVSMARIA.ANGLVS.DVX.MEDIOLANI .ECETERA.PAPIE.ANGLERIE.OVE.COMES.AC.GENVE.DOMINUS'; the verso depicting several figures on horseback in a landscape and inscribed to the bottom edge 'OPVS.PISANI.PICTORIS'; dents and scratches
3 7/8 in. (10 cm.) diam.
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