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Alexander VI (Pope, 1492–1503)

Artist:
Medalist: Giovanni Paladino
Date:
late 16th century
Culture:
Italian, Rome
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
Diameter: 1 3/4 in. (44 mm)
Classification:
Medals and Plaquettes
Credit Line:
Bequest of Rupert L. Joseph, 1959
Accession Number:
60.55.21
Not on view
This is presumably a copy by Paladino of a medal struck during Alexander's pontificate.
Signature: Reverse, at threshold of door: G. PALADINO

Inscription: Obverse: (in margin) ALESSANDRO. VI. PONT. MAX.

Reverse: (in exergue) CITA APERITIO. / BREVES. AETERNAT / .DIES.
Mr. Rupert L. Joseph (until 1959; bequeathed to MMA)
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