Object Place: Europe, Rome, Italy
Hill 901. Kress 243.
Diameter: 9.2 cm (3 5/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Metal; cast gilt copper alloy
Italian Renaissance Gallery (Gallery 206)
Circular medal of Christ. Pierced at top.
Obverse: Profile bust of Christ looking to proper right with cruciform nimbus; inscribed at edge “·IHS·XPC·SALVATOR·MVNDI·”.
Reverse: Wreath at edge; inscribed within wreath “TVES/CHRISTVS/FILIVS DEI VI/VI QIV INHVNC/MVNDVM VE/NISTI”.
Obverse: Inscribed at edge "·IHS·XPC·SALVATOR·MVNDI·".
Reverse: Inscribed within wreath "TVES/CHRISTVS/FILIVS DEI VI/VI QIV INHVNC/MVNDVM VE/NISTI" (St. John XI, 27).
By 1968, Blumka Gallery (New York, New York); 1966, sold by Blumka Gallery to the MFA. (Accession date: November 9, 1966)
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour