Possibly by Leone Leoni (Italian, about 1509–1590)
Diameter and weight: 56 mm, 70 gm (2 3/16 in., 2.47 oz.)
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Circular uniface medal of Michelangelo (1475-1564), and Italian painter. Pierced at top. Profile bust of Michaelangelo looking to proper left; inscribed in Latin at edge and on bust.
Inscribed at edge "MICHAELANGELVS BON[A]RROTVS FLORAES ANN" and on bust "I F O".
1930, bought by the MFA. (Accession Date: October 16, 1930)
Samuel Putnam Avery Fund