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Ref: 6494

Italy, Giannello della Torre, a 19th century uniface bronzed electrotype after the medal by Iacopo da Trezzo (1548)

 

 

Obv: bust right, legend around IANELLVS TVRRIAN CREMON HOROLOG ARCHITECT

 

 

Condition: Good very fine; Diameter: 80mm

 

References: Attwood 501

 

Notes: Giannello della Torre (1500-1585) was an architect and engineer in the service of Emperor Charles V. The clock referred to in the legend was a celebrated clock he made for Charles V in 1529.

 

 

Price £95

Italy, Giannello della Torre, a 19th century uniface bronzed electrotype after the medal by Iacopo da Trezzo (1548)

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