Federigo da Montefeltro

Italian
Renaissance
late 15th–early 16th century


Object Place: Italy

Catalogue Raisonné

Hill 1118.

Dimensions

Diameter and weight: 113 mm (4 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.3

Medium or Technique

Metal; cast bronze

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Medals

Circular medal of Federigo da Montefeltro, duke of Urbino and elected to the Order of the Garter in 1474.

Obverse: Profile bust of Ferdinand of Montfeltre looking to proper right; and inscribed at edge within belt “BONA·COET·[ ]·MAL·Y·PENS[ ]”.

Reverse: Eagle standing on a plinth, being supported by four cherubs; inscribed across field “FE DVX”.

Inscription

Obverse: Inscribed within belt "BONA·COET·[ ]·MAL·Y·PENS[ ]".

Reverse: Inscribed across field "FE DVX".

Provenance

By 1924, Gerald Boardman; 1924, gift of Gerald Boardman to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 3, 1924)

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. Gerald Boardman