Bold Renaissance Portrait
ITALY, Milano (Duchi). Carlo I di Spagna (Carlo V, Sacro Romano Impero).
|Triton XVI, Lot: 1468. Estimate $7500.
Sold for $13000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
1535-1554. AR Medallic Testone (32mm, 11.83 g, 1h). · IMP · CΛES · CAROLVS · V · AVG, laureate and cuirassed bust right, slight drapery on shoulder, horned and bearded male head on breastplate / · S · P · Q · MEDIOL · OPTIMO · PRINCIPI, Pietas seated left, holding patera; cuirass with shield and spear to left; to right, cuirass with spears and halberd; · PIETΛS · in exergue. CNI V 38; Crippa 26B. EF, toned.