Victor Emanuel II
Artist Carlo Moscetti (active in Rome, 1870–1885)
Object Place: Rome, Italy
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Circular medal of Victor Emanuel II, (1820-1878), king of Italy.
Obverse: King standing at center on plinth with throne at proper right, being handed a crwon from winged, nude woman at proper right with stars over her head and holding a flag in left hand while a female warrior bows her head at proper left while taking the kings hand with her right; inscribed in exergue “POST·FATA·RESVRGE·/C MOSCETTI”.
Reverse: Inscribed in two branches tied below and a star above; inscribed in branches “SERVATORE AC·VINDICE/VICTORIO·EMANUELE·II/LEX·LATA/III·NON·FEBR·/A·REP·SAL·MDCCCLXXI/AB VRBE·CONDITA·/MMDCXXIV·”.
Obverse: Inscribed in exergue "POST·FATA·RESVRGE·/C MOSCETTI".
Reverse: Inscribed in branches "SERVATORE AC·VINDICE/VICTORIO·EMANUELE·II/LEX·LATA/III·NON·FEBR·/A·REP·SAL·MDCCCLXXI/AB VRBE·CONDITA·/MMDCXXIV·".
1923, Helen O. Bigelow; 1923, bequest of Helen O. Bigelow to the MFA. (Accession Date: May 3, 1923)
Bequest of Helen O. Bigelow