Mehmed II, 1430-1481, Sultan of the Turks 1451 (obverse)

MehmedIIMedalObverse.jpg

Title

Mehmed II, 1430-1481, Sultan of the Turks 1451 (obverse)

Date

ca. 1481

Current Location

National Gallery of Art, Washington DC, USA

Description

The reverse side of this medal depicts the sultan riding a horse.

Medium

bronze
diameter 12.34 cm (4 7/8 in)
gross weight 445.3 gr (0.982 lb)

Source

National Gallery of Art, "Mehmed II," https://www.nga.gov/Collection/art-object-page.44495.html

Rights

This image is in the public domain.

Collection

T. Material Culture

Citation

Costanzo da Ferrara, “Mehmed II, 1430-1481, Sultan of the Turks 1451 (obverse),” Venetian Art, accessed June 27, 2019, http://library.bc.edu/venetianart/items/show/2349.