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James Cardinal Gibbons Medal

1911
Designed by J. M. Miller (American, born in 1925), Struck by Medallic Art Company (1900–1990)


Mint: New York, New York, United States

Dimensions

Overall: Diam: 7 x 0.3 cm (2 3/4 x 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

1989.582

Medium or Technique

Patinated bronze

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Medals

Obv: Profile portrait of Cardinal Gibbons / JAMES CARDINAL GIBBONS / J.M. MILLER / -FECIT-
Rev: Three quarter view of Minor Basilica, Assumption of the Virgin Mary, Baltimore, built in 1806 by Benjamin H. Latrobe / SACERDOS * 30 JUN * 1861 [cross] EPISCOPUS * 16 AUG * 1868 ARCHIEPISCOPUS * 3 * OCT * 1877 [cross] CARDINALIS * 30 JUN * 1886 / 1861 1911 / EMITTE TUUM / SPIRITUM
Edge: MEDALLIC ART CO. N.Y.

Provenance

Collection of Katharine Lane Weems; to MFA November 1989.

Credit Line

Bequest of Katharine Lane Weems