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Italy: LOANCM.10-2012

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Inferred Sigismondo Pandolfo Malatesta (1417-68) (Ruler)
School of Matteo de' Pasti
Rimini (Mint)


Foundation Medal' for the Church of San Francesco, Rimini


History note: Purchased: De Nicola, Rome, 1958

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Loan (1981) by Family of the Late Prof. Roberto Weiss


Production date: AD 1450

Components of the work

Object composed of bronze Diameter 40 mm Die Axis 0 degrees Weight 31.655 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Laureate bust of Malatesta, left

  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: View of Alberti's proposed reconstruction of the Church of San Francesco, Rimini

  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

Identification numbers

Accession number: LOANCM.10-2012
Primary reference Number: 226788
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Audit data

Created: Wednesday 8 May 2019 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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