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Ferdinand I de'Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany (1587–1609)

Artist:
Medalist: Michele Mazzafirri (ca. 1530–1597)
Date:
1588
Culture:
Italian, Florence
Medium:
Bronze, cast
Dimensions:
Diameter: 1 3/4 in. (44 mm)
Classification:
Medals and Plaquettes
Credit Line:
Gift of Ogden Mills, 1925
Accession Number:
25.142.49
Not on view
Signature: Obverse, below tranche of shoulder: MICHE.M.1588

Inscription: Obverse: (in margin) FERD[inandus].MED[iceus].MAGN[us] DUX.ETRVRIA III

Reverse: (in margin) MAIESTATE TANTVM [trans.: So much done by the sovereign power.]
Fould ; Ogden Mills (until 1925; to MMA)
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