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possibly Giovanni Alvise Toscani

Italian


Dimensions

Diameter and weight: 34 mm, 25 gm (1 5/16 in., 0.88 oz.)

Accession Number

30.80

Medium or Technique

Metal; copper alloy

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Medals

Circular medal of Toscani John Aloysius. Beaded edge on both faces.

Obverse: Profile bust of Ioannes Aloisus looking to proper right, wearing laureate crown; inscribed in Latin at edge.

Reverse: Standing Athena Pallas on dolphin; inscribed in Latin across field and in exergue.

Inscription

Obverse: Inscribed at edge "IOANNES ALOISIVS TVSCANVS AVDITORCAM".

Reverse: Inscribed across field "LP" and in exergue "QVIDNONPALAS".

Provenance

By 1930, Malcolm Storer; 1930, given by Malcolm Storer to the MFA. (Accession Date: February 6, 1930)

Credit Line

Gift of Malcolm Storer