and Commemorative Medals
Collection of Benjamin Weiss
GIOVAN BATTISTA CERRETANI*
SELVI, Antonio: Italy, 1719, Bronze (cast), 87 mm
Giovan Battista Cerretani (1680-1719) was a poet and author, a lawyer and
auditor to Cosimo III, a numismatist and collector, a member the Academy of
Florence and a senator of Florence. The medal was made on his death at 39
yrs of age.