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Cast Bronze Medal. Aftercast.(obverse) Bust of Don Carlos of Spain facing left, wearing an ornamented cuirass, a sash the Order of the Golden Fleece, and a mantle knotted on the left shoulder, holding a baton in his right hand. Beaded border.
(reverse) Apollo, nude but for a cloak and a quiver, standing, holding in his left hand a bow, and standing in his right hand palm, the Three Graces. On the ground to the right a lyre, to the left a tree. Beaded border.
- 1557 (circa)
- Made in: Lombardy
- Weight: 101.56 grammes
- Diameter: 63 millimetres
Inscription ContentCAROLVS P.F. HISPP. PRINCEPS AET. AN. XII
Inscription TranslationCarlos, son of Philip, prince of the Spain, aged 12 years.
Inscription Typemaker's mark
Inscription Content...1557 F. POMP.
Inscription Translation1557. POMPEO
Inscription Content.IN BENIGNI TAT EM PROMPTIOR
Inscription TranslationPrompter in beneficence
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- Attwood 118a
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Object reference number: CME296720
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