Summary

Copy of a medal of Mario Sozzini. The original medal, by Pastorino de' Pastorini, was made in 1555. This Electrotype copy made circa 1881 by Robert Ready. The original medal from the collection of George III (Reg: G3,IP.967) was exhibited in the King's Library of the British Museum in 1881 and is No. 141 in the catalogue of that exhibition. It is thought that this electrotype was produced in association with that exhibition and publication and acquired by the National Gallery of Victoria where it was displayed in the late 1880s.

A jurist in Siena. This portrait medal by Pastorino de' Siena dated the year before his death.

Obverse Description

Bust of Mario Sozzini facing right, bearded, wearing a doublet, and a coat with a fur collar; around, . MARI . SOZI . IVN . SEN . IVR . CON . EQV . ET . COM . AET (as monogram) 72; oincuse on bust truncation, 1555 . P .

Reverse Description

Plain

Edge Description

Plain

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