Medal: Bust of Gianbattista Orsini

Italian, Rome

Not on view

On the obverse is a portrait of Gianbattista Orsini. On
the reverse is a landscape with a unicorn dipping his
horn in a fountain, and a cartouche with the Orsini
arms hanging on a tree in the background. Orsini was
probably the son of Lorenzo Orsini. Still a boy, he was
made canon of the Lateran church in Rome and became
cardinal-deacon in 1483.

Medal:  Bust of Gianbattista Orsini, Bronze (Copper alloy with warm brown
patina)., Italian, Rome

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