Attributed to Leone Leoni (Italian, about 1509–1590)
Object Place: Europe, Italy
Diameter: 7 cm (2 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Metal; gilded copper alloy
Italy, 1400–1500 / Renaissance Gallery (Gallery 206)
Circular medal of Carlo Visconti. Beaded rim on both sides.
Obverse: Profile bust of Carlo Visconti looking to proper left, wearing armor; inscribed at edge “CAROLVS VICE COMES”.
Reverse: Twisting branch of coral at center; inscribed across field “CORALIT”. “10S” painted in red at proper right edge.
Obverse: Inscribed at edge "CAROLVS VICE COMES".
Reverse: Inscribed across field "CORALIT".
By 1966, Cyril Humphris; 1966, sold by Cyril Humphris (London) to the MFA. (Accession date: September 21, 1966)
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour