Copy of a medal of Lucrezia Borgia. The original medal, by an unknown Mantuan artist, is believed to have been made after 1502. This Electrotype copyl made circa 1881 by Robert Ready.
Bust of Lucretia facing left; around, LVCRETIA . BORGIA . ESTEN . FERRARIAE . MVT . AC . REGII . D .
Cupid in front of tree with violin etc. hanging from tablet bearing the legend, BC/FPHFF/EN; around, VIRTVTI . AC . FORMAE . PVDICITIA . PRAECIOSIS . SIMMVM
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 15/3/1976
Type of item
57 mm (Outside Diameter)
[Book] Hill, George F. 1930. A Corpus of the Italian Medals of the Renaissance before Cellini.