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Medal

Italian (Rome)
1856


Object Place: Rome, Italy

Accession Number

RES.23.143

Medium or Technique

Metal

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Medals

Circular medal.

Obverse: Saint Sebastian standing at proper right, bound to a tree and Saint Roch with his dog and staff at proper left and a shield separating the two; inscribed at edge “SEBASTIANO ET ROCHO” and in exergue “PATRONIS COELESTIBVS/S.P.Q.T.”.

Reverse: Inscribed “*/IN·MEMORIAM/D·XIV·K·IVL·A·C·MDCLVI/QVO·COELESTES·PATRONI/SESE·TVSCVLANIS·COLENDOS/DEDERE/PESTILITATEMQVE/AB·IPSIS·DEPVLERE/AN·CHR·MDCCCLVI/FESTVM·SAECVL·/-·-“.

Inscription

Obverse: Inscribed at edge "SEBASTIANO ET ROCHO" and in exergue "PATRONIS COELESTIBVS/S.P.Q.T.".

Reverse: Inscribed "*/IN·MEMORIAM/D·XIV·K·IVL·A·C·MDCLVI/QVO·COELESTES·PATRONI/SESE·TVSCVLANIS·COLENDOS/DEDERE/PESTILITATEMQVE/AB·IPSIS·DEPVLERE/AN·CHR·MDCCCLVI/FESTVM·SAECVL·/-·-".

Provenance

1923, Helen O. Bigelow; 1923, bequest of Helen O. Bigelow to the MFA. (Accession Date: May 3, 1923)

Credit Line

Bequest of Helen O. Bigelow