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Medal

Italian (Rome)
1800


Dimensions

Diameter: 40 mm (1 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

30.94

Medium or Technique

Metal; probably silver

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Medals

Circular medal with hanging loop and ring attached at top.

Obverse: Woman warrior holding shield in proper left hand and something in proper right hand, tools laying at her feet; inscribed above “LABO O[ ]IA VINCIT”, below “K·VASSA”, and in exergue “AB·A·MDCCC”.

Reverse: Façade of a building; inscribed above “CE[ ]SE PTCCHOFRCPHIUM” and, below “[ ]·V·F·”, in exergue “MERENTIBUS”.

Inscription

Obverse: Inscribed above "LABO O[ ]IA VINCIT", below "K·VASSA", and in exergue "AB·A·MDCCC".

Reverse: Inscribed above "CE[ ]SE PTCCHOFRCPHIUM" and, below "[ ]·V·F·", in exergue "MERENTIBUS".

Provenance

By 1930, Malcolm Storer; 1930, gift of Malcolm Storer to MFA. (Accession Date: February 6, 1930).

Credit Line

Gift of Malcolm Storer