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Catalog Number FIC.2014.013.18
Title Leo XI (Alexander Octavian de Medici), Pope, 1605
Artist unknown
Date n.d.
Description Leo XI (Alexander Octavian de Medici), Pope, 1605; b. 1535, d. 1605
Obv. Bust of Pope, r., "Leo XI Pont. Max. Anno I"
Rev. Dead lion with swarm of bees at mouth "De Forti Dulcedo MDCV"; below lion "Gloria (?)"
Bronze, 36 mm
Object Name Medal, Commemorative
Material Bronze
Dimensions Dia-3.6 cm
Provenance William Newton Mercer
Gift of Papal medallions, 1864.
32 bronze, 1 gold, 1 part silver (counted 7/77)
Inscriptions and Marks see description
Collection Decorative Arts