Object Place: Europe, Augsburg, Germany
Diameter: 13.1 cm (5 3/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Metal; cast brass (87% copper, 9% zinc with small amounts of lead and tin)
Not On View
Circular uniface medal of Charles V (1500-1558), Holy Roman Emperor. Pierced at top. Profile bust of Charles V looking to proper right, wearing a brimmed hat and the jewel of the Order of the Golden Fleece around his neck; inscribed at edge “[foliage]IMP·CAES·CAROLVS·V·P·F·AVGVST AN·AET·XXXIII”.
Inscribed at edge "[foliage]IMP·CAES·CAROLVS·V·P·F·AVGVST AN·AET·XXXIII".
By 1966, Cyril Humphris; 1966, sold by Cyril Humphris (London) to the MFA. (Accession date: Septmeber 21, 1966)
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour