VITTORIA, Alessandro
(b. 1525, Trento, d. 1608, Venezia

Medal of Tommaso Rangone

c. 1558
Bronze, diameter 55 mm
National Gallery of Art, Washington

The obverse represents Tommaso Rangone (1493-1577), a physician and expert on hygiene, an astrologer, philologist and patron of the arts from Ravenna.

Inscription around circumference: THOMAS PHILOLOGVS RAVENNAS.

The reverse depicts a female figure placing a wreath on an ox's horns.

Inscription around circumference: VIRTVTE PARTA DEO ET LABORE.