Gioachino Antonio Rossini
Coin or medal: 14 mm
Medium or Technique
Metal; copper alloy
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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”.
Obverse: Inscribed at edge "GIOACHINO ROSSINI.".
Reverse: Inscribed at center "NE A/PESSORO/EN 1792/MORT A/PASSY EN/1868".
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)
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Henry S. Shaw