Munten & Penningen

N.d. (1486). Giovanna degli Albizzi wife of Lorenzo Tornabuoni

Nicollo Spinelli € 500,-

Obv. Bust of Giovanna right wearing a pearl necklace (sign of virginity) VXOR LAVRENTII DE TORNABONIS IONNA ALBIZA.

Rev. three graces CASITAS PVLCHRITVDO AMOR.

Details
Soort Penningen
Boeknummer MHA0021
Jaartal (1486)
Medailleur (Niccolò di Forzore Spinelli known as Niccolo’ Fiorentino)
Materiaal Bronze (rather early) after cast
Maten 80.7 mm
referentie Kress 288; Hill 1021; Forrer II pag. 95
Kwaliteit Very fine
Extra The medal was commissioned for the marriage of the couple in the summer of 1486. The marriage lasted only one and a half years because Giovanna died in childbirth at the age of 19.
Subgebied Florence