Overall: 24 mm, 0.18 oz. (15/16 in., 5 gm)
Medium or Technique
Metal; copper alloy
Not On View
Circular medal of Giuseppe Garibaldi (1807-1882), an Italian soldier.
Obverse: Profile bust of Giuseppe Garibaldi looking to proper right, with long hair and a beard and wearing a hat; inscribed at edge “GIUSEPPE GARIBALDI”.
Reverse: Standing female (possibly Athena or Minerva) holding spear in right hand and a shield in left; no legend.
Obverse: Inscribed at edge "GIUSEPPE GARIBALDI".
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