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Italian Touring Club

Italian
1911


Dimensions

Diameter and weight: 28 mm (1 1/8 in.) Other (height with ring): 3.6 cm (1 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

27.279

Medium or Technique

Metal; bronze

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Medals

Circular medal for the Italian Touring Club with an attached hanging loop shaped as a branch and ring.

Obverse: Profile bust looking to proper right with a palm branch at proper right and a mark at proper left; inscribed at edge at edge “VT ET MENTE” and at proper left “P” over “L” and “MOD.” and “C” overlapping “A” and “INC”.

Reverse: Winged victory figure holding a wreath in right hand and a branch in left; inscribed below “MCMXI/IL TOVRING CLVB ITALIANO/CONTA I SVOI CENTOMILA/NELL’ANNO A TE SACRO/O PATRIA…./AVANTI!” and at proper right “S.J.”.

Inscription

Obverse: Inscribed at edge "VT ET MENTE".

Reverse: Inscribed below "MCMXI/IL TOVRING CLVB ITALIANO/CONTA I SVOI CENTOMILA/NELL'ANNO A TE SACRO/O PATRIA…./AVANTI!".

Provenance

Before 1927, The Mary Hooper Packard Collection; 1927, gift of Horace Packard to the MFA. (Accession Date: May 5, 1927)

Credit Line

Gift of Horace Packard