Medal: Sixtus IV

Lysippus the Younger

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The obverse depicts Pope Sixtus IV (Francesco d’Albescola
della Rovere, 1414 – 1484; r. 1471 – 84), and the reverse
shows the seated Sixtus IV being crowned by Saint
Francis and Saint Anthony of Padua. The medal was
made upon the occasion of the election of the pope in

Medal:  Sixtus IV, Lysippus the Younger (Italian, active Rome, ca. 1470–84), Bronze (Copper alloy with warm brown patina and remnants of black wax or lacquer)

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