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Italy: LOANCM.20-2012

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Roman School
Mint: Rome

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Description

Commemorating reconciliation between the Orsini and Colonna families. Probably struck for the marriage between Mercantonio di Ascanio Colonna and Giulia Orsini, 29th April, 1552

Notes

History note: Ex Lanna (Lepke, Berlin 1911, lot 278 - sold with 277), H. Oppenheimer (lot 22, first item) and A. Spero (1963)

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Production date: circa AD 1552

Components of the work

Object composed of bronze Diameter 36 mm Die Axis 180 degrees Weight 24.645 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Bear clinging to a crowned column

  • Text: SALVTI· PATRIAE
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Legend in four lines within wreath

  • Text: SENATVS / P Q R / CONCOR / DIA
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

Identification numbers

Accession number: LOANCM.20-2012
Primary reference Number: 226798
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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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