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Pius IX

probably Italian (Rome)
1846


Accession Number

13.802

Medium or Technique

Metal; gilt alloy

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Medals

Circular medal of Pope Pius IX (1792-1878), with hanging loop and ring attached at top.

Obverse: Profile bust of Pius IX looking to proper rigth; inscribed at edge “PIE IX PAPE”.

Reverse: Papal arms consisting of triple level tiara and crossed keys; inscribed at edge.

Obverse: Inscribed at edge “ELU LE XVI JUIN MDCCCXLVI”.

Inscription

Obverse: Inscribed at edge "PIE IX PAPE".

Reverse: Inscribed at edge "ELU LE XVI JUIN MDCCCXLVI".

Provenance

By 1913, Henry H. Fay; gift of Henry H. Fay to the MFA. (Accession Date: May 1, 1913)

Credit Line

Gift of Henry H. Fay