Cast Bronze Medal. Reverse cast from the mould of a pierced medal.(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) Mercury, nude but for a peasus and a sash, holding in his left hand a caducceus, flying to the left above clouds. Below, buildings in a forest. Beaded border.
- 1557 (circa)
- Made in: Lombardy
- Weight: 72.18 grammes
- Diameter: 67 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 ContentF. POMP.
Inscription ContentQVO.MEFATA. VOCANT
Inscription TranslationWhither the Fates summon me.
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- Attwood 119a
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Object reference number: CME296721
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