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Guiliano delle Rovere (1443-1513), later Pope Julius II (from 1503): CM.1-1984

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Guiliano delle Rovere (1443-1513), later Pope Julius II (from 1503)


Artist: Giovanni Candida (c.1445-c.1498)




Cast AE double portrait medal of Guiliano delle Rovere (1443-1513), from 1503 Pope Julius II and his brother Clemente, Bishop of Mende 1483-1504. Attributed to Giovanna Candida (b. before 1450 d - after 1495). The medal was made between 1494 and 1499 when Giuliano della Rovere had quarrelled with the pope, Alexander VI, and sided with the French interest.


History note: From Spink auction no. 32, 30 XI/IXII, 1983 lot 630.

Measurements and weight

Weight: 74.41 g

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1983-01-31) by Grierson, Philip, Prof.


Production date: circa AD 1495

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Maximum Diameter 61.5 mm

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Accession number: CM.1-1984
Primary reference Number: 187740
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Created: Friday 12 October 2012 Updated: Friday 12 October 2012 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

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Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Coins and Medals

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