Medal: Scenes of Crucifixion and Adam and Eve
Artist Hans Reinhart, the Elder (born about 1510, active 1538–1581)
Diameter and weight: 57 mm (2 1/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Metal; probably silver
Not On View
Circular medal containing scenes from the New Testament (Crucifixion) and Old Testament (Adam and Eve). High raised edge.
Obverse: Crucifixion scene including the two robbers flanking Christ, three soldiers (one on horseback), John and Mary, and Mary Magdelene below; inscribed across field “MISERERE·NOBIS·DOMINE”.
Reverse: Adam standing at proper right and Eve at proper left of tree with snake below; two scenes in background possibly of Creation of Eve and Expulsion (hard to read); inscribed across field “MVLIER EDIT MIHI/ET·COMEDI·GE·Z·”.
Obverse: Inscribed across field "MISERERE·NOBIS·DOMINE".
Reverse: Inscribed across field "MVLIER EDIT MIHI/ET·COMEDI·GE·Z·".
By 1905, Mrs. T. O. Richardson; 1905, bequest of Mrs. T. O. Richardson to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 4, 1925)
Bequest of Mrs. Thomas O. Richardson