Federigo da Montefeltro
late 15th–early 16th century
Object Place: Italy
Diameter and weight: 113 mm (4 7/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Metal; cast bronze
Not On View
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”.
Obverse: Inscribed within belt "BONA·COET·[ ]·MAL·Y·PENS[ ]".
Reverse: Inscribed across field "FE DVX".
By 1924, Gerald Boardman; 1924, gift of Gerald Boardman to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 3, 1924)
Gift of Mr. Gerald Boardman