Author Topic: Michelangelo 88 years old, copy of commemorative medal originally by Leone Leoni  (Read 606 times)

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Offline redwine

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MICHAELANGELVS•BONARROTVS•FLO·R·AES·ANN  88•
DOCEBO·INIQVOS·VT·E·IMPII·AD·TECONVEP
Gilt
21.35g
34.9mm
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A number of these pass through my hands every year, a popular medal.  The reverse depicts Michelangelo as a blind man, holding water flask and staff, being led by a guide dog, representing Faith.