Dubia Fortuna

Dubia Fortuna

c. 1505

Moderno and Workshop

(Italian, 1467-1528)


Overall: 5.3 cm (2 1/16 in.)

Purchase from the J. H. Wade Fund 2010.264

Fun Fact

Fortuna, mentioned on this plaquette's inscription, is the Roman goddess of luck.


The inscription DUBIA FORTUNA is generally translated as "doubtful fortune," and speaks to the vagaries of war.

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