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Adoration of the Magi

German (Cologne)


Object Place: Cologne, Germany

Dimensions

Overall: 20 x 22 mm (13/16 x 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.1938

Medium or Technique

Metal; copper alloy

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Medals

Octagonal medal depicting the Adoration of the Magi.

Obverse: Scene of the Adoration of the Magi in a beaded frame.

Reverse: Inscribed in beaded frame “H3KONIG[ ]/CASPMILO[ ]/ORPALTRA[ ]/BITTFTFVRV[ ]/IEZVNRIND[ ]R/S.TER[ ]”.

Inscription

Reverse: Inscribed in beaded frame "H3KONIG[ ]/CASPMILO[ ]/ORPALTRA[ ]/BITTFTFVRV[ ]/IEZVNRIND[ ]R/S.TER[ ]".

Provenance

By 1921, Mr. and Mrs. Henry S. Shaw; 1921, gift of the Mr. and Mrs. Henry S. Shaw to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 6, 1921)

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Henry S. Shaw