Cast lead medal. Pierced.(obverse) Bust of Sigismondo de Malatesta facing right, wearing plate armour over shirt of mail on shoulder piece, four petalled Malatesta rose, hair in heavy zazzera.
(reverse) Sigismondo in full armour (plumed helmet) on charger to the left, raising rght hand with baton; in background, with hills on either side,a fortress; on the keep. on another tower, heater-shaped shield of arms in preceding medal), surmounted by Malatesta rose with two leaves, linear order to upper part of design.
- Made in: Italy
- Diameter: 101.5 millimetres
Inscription ContentSIGISMVNDVS DE MALATESTIS ARIMINI ZC E RMANE ECLESSIE CAPE TANEVS GENERALIS
Inscription ContentOPVS PISANI PICTORIS
Inscription TranslationWork of Pisanello
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- Hill, 34e
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Object reference number: CME11101
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