Banca d'Italia y Rio de la Plata

1922
O. Piana, and Gottuzzo


Mint: Buenos Aires, Argentina

Dimensions

Height x width: 66 x 56 mm, 72.5 gm (2 5/8 x 2 3/16 in., 2.56 oz.)

Accession Number

2005.1172

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Numismatics, Medals

Obv: A large building facade, signed on the street at right: O. PIANA, signed again at bottom left: GOTTUZZO Y PIANA.
Rev: Allegorical figures apparently from the the building facade on the obverse, surmounting the inscription BANCO DE ITALIA / Y RIO DE LA PLATA / EN SU CINCUENTENARIO / (line) / FUNDADORES / (line) / BANCA DI DEPOSITI E SCONTI DI MILANO / BANCA DI GENOVA / BANCO ITALICO / JUAN B. BACIGALUPO / MARCOS DEMARCHI / ANTONIO DEVOTO / PABLO E. MARENGO / AQUILES MAVEROFF / JOSÉ PIAGGIO / SERAFIN POLLININI / NICOLAS SCHIAFFINO / BARTOLOMÉ VIALE / (line) / 1872 - 19 AGOSTO - 1922
Edge: plain

Provenance

Sold Collectors Auctions Limited, Danbury, CT, September 8, 1990, lot 2515 (one of a group of three), to Cornelius C. Vermeule, III; to MFA, 2005.

Credit Line

Gift of Cornelius C. Vermeule III