Artist Augustin Armand Caqué (French, 1793–1881)
Diameter and weight: 42 mm, 45 gm (1 5/8 in., 1.59 oz.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Circular medal of Raphael (1483-1520), Italian painter. Lettered edge.
Obverse: Profile bust of Raphael looking to proper right with long hair; inscribed at edge and under bust.
Reverse: Inscribed at center and below.
Inscribed on edge "MONACHII".
Obverse: Inscribed at edge "RAPHAEL SANCTIUS." and under bust "CAQUE F.".
Reverse: Inscribed at center "NATUS/URBINI/IN ITALIA/AN.M.CCCC.LXXXIII./OBIIT/ROMAE/AN.M.D.XX/---/SERIES NUMISMATICA/UNIVERSALIS VIRORUM ILLUSTRIUM/---/M.DCCC.XXIII./DURAND EDITIT".
1930, bought by the MFA. (Accession Date: October 16, 1930)
Samuel Putnam Avery Fund