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Clement XII

Italian (Rome)
1730
Artist Ottone Hamerani (Italian (Roman), 1694–1761)


Dimensions

Diameter and weight: 37 mm (1 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

30.91

Medium or Technique

Metal; bronze

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Medals

Circular medal of Pope Clement XII (1652-1740). Beaded rim on both faces.

Obverse: Profile bust of Clement XII looking to proper right; inscribed at edge “CLEMENS·XII PONT·M·” and on bust “OT HAMERANI”.

Reverse: Seated woman, nursing a child in proper right arm and holding another child in proper left arm; inscribed at edge “·NON·QVAE·SVA·SVNT·”.

Inscription

Obverse: Inscribed at edge "CLEMENS·XII PONT·M·" and on bust "OT HAMERANI".

Reverse: Inscribed at edge "·NON·QVAE·SVA·SVNT·".

Provenance

By 1930, Malcolm Storer; 1930, gift of Malcolm Storer to MFA. (Accession Date: February 6, 1930)

Credit Line

Gift of Malcolm Storer