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Ino Cum Melicerta, Marini Dii Futuri
Named collection: Allan Forbes Collection
Object type: engraving
Place made: unknown
Date made: 1730
Materials: ink; laid paper
Measurements: 17 in x 11 1/4 in
Engraving depicting a round carving or coin with a descriptive plaque below it. On the carving is a representation of a half-nude woman standing on a rock, seen in profile with one arm outstretched and a small human figure standing on her hand. There is a dolphin facing the woman. On the plaque is printed the following text, "INO CUM MELICERTA marini Dii futuri."