Diameter and weight: 42 mm (1 5/8 in.)
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Circular medal of Bartolomeo Eustachi (about 1500-1574). Lettered edge.
Obverse: Profile bust of Bartolomeo Eustachi looking to proper right; inscribed at edge and under bust.
Reverse: Inscribed at center and below.
Inscribed on edge "MONACHIL".
Obverse: Inscribed at edge "EUSTACHIUS LE SUEUR" and under bust "VEYRAT F".
Reverse: Inscribed at center "NATUS/LUTETIAE/AN.M.DC.XVII./OBIIT/AN.M.DC.LV./---/SERIES NUMISMATICA/UNIVERSALIS VIRORUM ILLUSTRIUM/---/M.DCCC.XXV." and below "DURAND EDIDIT".
1930, bought by the MFA. (Accession Date: October 16, 1930)
Samuel Putnam Avery Fund