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Raynutius II

Italian (Parma)
Renaissance
16th century


Place of Manufacture: Italy

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

87.84

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 PLACENTIAE DVX ET”.

Reverse: Map of his territory; inscribed at edge “IMPERIO IN BARDVM ET COMPLANVM PROPAGATO”.

Inscription

Obverse: Inscribed at edge "RAYNVTIVS II PARMAE ET PLACENTIAE DVX ET".

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

Provenance

By 1887, Martin Brimmer; 1887, gift of Martin Brimmer to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 1, 1887)

Credit Line

Gift of Martin Brimmer