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Medal

Bohemian
1896


Object Place: Europe, Bohemia

Dimensions

Diameter and weight: 41 mm (1 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

27.236

Medium or Technique

Metal; bronze

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Medals

Circular medal of Maxmilian.

Obverse: Crowned heraldic emblem; inscribed at edge “*MAXIMILIANUS·D·G·BOHE·REX·ANNO·MDCCCXCVI·RH·TRAJ·” and under emblem “BEGEER UTRECHT”.

Reverse: Nude Mercury flying over a city, with winged feet, wearing a winged hat, and holding his staff in his left hand and pointing up with his right hand; inscribed above “QVO·ME·FATA·VOCANT”.

Inscription

Obverse: Inscribed at edge "*MAXIMILIANUS·D·G·BOHE·REX·ANNO·MDCCCXCVI·RH·TRAJ·" and under emblem "BEGEER UTRECHT".

Reverse: Inscribed above "QVO·ME·FATA·VOCANT".

Provenance

By 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