Завантаження...

Casale cornuto 1494 76001811
 

 

 

This photo was viewed 0 times and was downloaded in full size 0 times.

This photo was liked 0 times

Please login in order to see the source link
Description Italy, Casale Monferrato. Guglielmo II (= IX) Paleologo. 1494-1518.
AR Cornuto (5.46 g, 6h).
Draped coat of arms surmounted by crowned helmet, antlers, and arm holding sword
Saint Theodore on horseback left, trampling dragon. Cf. CNI II 46/47 (obv./rev.). VF, lightly toned. Rare.

From Collection C.G. Ex Classical Numismatic Group 63 (21 May 2003), lot 1858.

"The saint depicted on the reverse of this coin is Theodore of Amasea. According to one version of his legend, Theodore served in the Roman army. When he refused to carry out an imperial edict against the Christians, he was tried by a court in Amasea (modern-day Turkey). The court was lenient in its judgment, offering Theodore some time to reconsider his position. In response, he burned down the Temple of Cybele, prompting his immediate arrest and execution on 17 February 306. In addition to the story of his martyrdom, Theodore is also remembered for rescuing a town in Anatolia from a dangerous monster that lurked in the forest. Interestingly, on this coin Theodore is depicted as a knight on horseback slaying a dragon -- very similar to the imagery used for the better-known St. George."
Date
Source CNG
Author CNG
Permission
(Reusing this file)
Classical Numismatic Group, the copyright holder of this work, hereby publishes it under the following licenses:
GNU head Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this document under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License, Version 1.2 or any later version published by the Free Software Foundation; with no Invariant Sections, no Front-Cover Texts, and no Back-Cover Texts. A copy of the license is included in the section entitled GNU Free Documentation License.

w:en:Creative Commons
attribution share alike
This file is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported license.
Attribution: Classical Numismatic Group, Inc. http://www.cngcoins.com
You are free:
  • to share – to copy, distribute and transmit the work
  • to remix – to adapt the work
Under the following conditions:
  • attribution – You must attribute the work in the manner specified by the author or licensor (but not in any way that suggests that they endorse you or your use of the work).
  • share alike – If you alter, transform, or build upon this work, you may distribute the resulting work only under the same or similar license to this one.
This licensing tag was added to this file as part of the GFDL licensing update.

w:en:Creative Commons
attribution share alike
This file is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 2.5 Generic license.
Attribution: Classical Numismatic Group, Inc. http://www.cngcoins.com
You are free:
  • to share – to copy, distribute and transmit the work
  • to remix – to adapt the work
Under the following conditions:
  • attribution – You must attribute the work in the manner specified by the author or licensor (but not in any way that suggests that they endorse you or your use of the work).
  • share alike – If you alter, transform, or build upon this work, you may distribute the resulting work only under the same or similar license to this one.

You may select the license of your choice.
OTRS Wikimedia The permission for use of this work has been archived in the Wikimedia OTRS system.
It is available as ticket #2006092710009217 for users with an OTRS account. If you wish to reuse this work elsewhere, please read the instructions at COM:REUSE. If you are a Commons user and wish to confirm the permission, please leave a note at the OTRS noticeboard.

Ticket link: https://ticket.wikimedia.org/otrs/index.pl?Action=AgentTicketZoom&TicketNumber=2006092710009217




Licensing:
GNU Free Documentation License

Comments

Only registered users can post comments. Please login



EXIF data:
File name casale_cornuto_1494_76001811.jpg
Size, bytes 129208
Mime type image/jpeg
The images at Free-Photos.biz come mainly from Wikimedia Commons or from our own production. The photos are either in the public domain, or licensed under free linceses: Free-Photos.biz license, GPL, Creative Commons or Free-Art license. Some very few other photos where uploaded to Free-Photos.biz by our users and released into the public domain or into free usage under another free license (like GPL etc.)

All photos in average size can be saved by everyone without registration (by right-clicking) - and all photos can be downloaded in full-size and without the big watermark by members (by left-clicking) (registration and free membership required).

While the copyright and licensing information supplied for each photo is believed to be accurate, Free-Photos.biz does not provide any warranty regarding the copyright status or correctness of licensing terms. If you decide to reuse the images from Free-Photos.biz, you should verify the copyright status of each image just as you would when obtaining images from other sources.


The use of depictions of living or deceased persons may be restricted in some jurisdictions by laws regarding personality rights. Such images are exhibited at Free-Photos.biz as works of art that serve higher artistic interests.

christianity portal