Raynutius II

Italian
late 17th century


Object Place: Italy

Dimensions

Diameter and weight: 112 mm (4 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

66.320

Medium or Technique

Metal; bronze

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Medals

Circular medal of Raynutius II, duke of Parma and Piacenza.

Obverse: Profile bust of Raynutius II looking to proper left; and inscribed at edge “RAYNVTIVS II PARMAE ET PIACENTIAE DVXET”.

Reverse: Map of his territory; inscribed at edge “IMPERIO IN BARDVM ET COMPLANVM PROPAGATO”.. White “260” painted on reverse between “PROPAGATO” and “IMPERIO”.

Inscription

Obverse: Inscribed at edge "RAYNVTIVS II PARMAE ET PIACENTIAE DVXET".

Reverse: Inscribed at edge "IMPERIO IN BARDVM ET COMPLANVM PROPAGATO".

Provenance

Collections of Achille de Clemente and Caruso; by 1965, Blumka Gallery (New York, New York); 1966, sold by the Blumka Gallery to the MFA. (Accession date: June 1, 1966)

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour