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Gioachino Antonio Rossini

probably Italian
after 1868


Dimensions

Coin or medal: 14 mm

Accession Number

21.1977

Medium or Technique

Metal; copper alloy

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Medals

Circular medal of Gioachino Antonio Rossini (1792-1868), an Italian music composer.

Obverse: Profile bust of Gioachino Antonio Rossini looking to proper left with long hair; inscribed at edge “GIOACHINO ROSSINI.”.

Reverse: Inscribed at center “NE A/PESSORO/EN 1792/MORT A/PASSY EN/1868”.

Inscription

Obverse: Inscribed at edge "GIOACHINO ROSSINI.".

Reverse: Inscribed at center "NE A/PESSORO/EN 1792/MORT A/PASSY EN/1868".

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Henry S. Shaw