Averado III di Chiarissimo, called Bicci
16th century or modern cast
Place of Manufacture: Italy
Hill 1110, note 2.
Diameter and weight: 84 mm (3 5/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Metal; cast bronze
Not On View
Circular medal of Averado III di Chiarissimo, called Bicci, with a molded rim that projects on both sides. Possibly a later impression from original mold.
Obverse: Profile bust of Averado III looking to the proper left, with close beard and doctorie head-dress; drapery bound around the head and falling long over the shoulder; inscribed at edge “AVERARDUS·MEDIC·COGNOM·BICCIUS·”.
Reverse: A thin dog with its fore paw on a jar, facing to the proper left; inscribed above “FIDE·CONSTANTI·”.
Obverse: Inscribed at edge "AVERARDUS·MEDIC·COGNOM·BICCIUS·".
Reverse: Inscribed above "FIDE·CONSTANTI·".
By 1887, Martin Brimmer; 1887, gift of Martin Brimmer to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 1, 1887)
Gift of Martin Brimmer