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Romulus and Remus (Constantine the Great reverse)

1960
Designed by Leo Lentelli (1879–1961), Struck by Medallic Art Company (1900–1990), Distributed by Society of Medalists (founded in 1930)


Mint: New York, New York, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

SOM Issue 61

Dimensions

Overall: Diam: 7.3 x 0.6 cm (2 7/8 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

1989.536

Medium or Technique

Patinated bronze

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art

Classifications

Medals

Obv: Romulus and Remus as herdsmen with a cow, one holding a shepard’s staff and the other a plow / ROMULUS ET REMIS S.P.QR
Rev: Constantine seated wearing a toga and holding a scepter and a globe, next to him is a Greek cross and Chi Rho / IN*HOC*SIGNO*VINCES*CONSTANTINUS*AVG / [monogram LL] / ©
Edge: THE SOCIETY OF MEDALISTS 61ST ISSUE - MAY 1960 LEO LENTELLI, SC. / MEDALLIC ART CO. N.Y. BRONZE

Provenance

Collection of Katharine Lane Weems; to MFA November 1989.

Credit Line

Bequest of Katharine Lane Weems