Giovanni Candida of Naples, Medal depicting Maximilian I and his wife

Giovanni Candida of Naples, Medal depicting Maximilian I and his wife

Giovanni Candida of Naples (born before 1450, died after 1504)
Medal depicting Maximilian I and his wife, Mary of Burgundy
About 1477-82
Cast in bronze
Inscribed in Latin 'Maximilian, son of the Emperor Frederick, Duke of Austria and Burgundy', and on the other side 'Maria, daughter of Charles, Duchess of Burgundy, Austria, and Brabant, Countess of Flanders'
Museum no. 6013-1857
Salting Bequest.

This medal celebrates the union of Maximilian (1459-1519), heir to the Holy Roman Empire, and Mary of Burgundy (1457-82), the greatest heiress of the day.