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Circular christening medal.
Obverse: Saint John standing at proper left, holding a staff and raising his hand over Christ who stands at proper right, crossing arms across his chest, with long rays and dove above; inscribed at edge “TEN JEST MOJ MILY SYN KTOREGOM SOBIE UPODOBAL” and in exergue “J.HERKNER F”.
Reverse: Inscribed above “NA PAMIATKE/CHRZTU” and at center in script “Dla/Adolli Lopf/Fier/od/K.Tajchert/d.25 Liup 1856” two branches tied together.
Obverse: Inscribed at edge "TEN JEST MOJ MILY SYN KTOREGOM SOBIE UPODOBAL" and in exergue "J.HERKNER F".
Reverse: Inscribed above "NA PAMIATKE/CHRZTU" and at center in script "Dla/Adolli Lopf/Fier/od/K.Tajchert/d.25 Liup 1856".
By 1929, Wolf Kostakowsky, Mattapan, MA; 1929, sold by Kostakowsky to the MFA for $518 [see note 1]. (Accession date: January 17, 1929)
 Five hundred numismatics, MFA accession numbers 29.159 through 29.658, were purchased from Mr. Kostakowsky for a total price of $518.
Frederick Brown Fund