Diameter and weight: 43 mm (1 11/16 in.)
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Circular medal of Francesco Morosini (1618-94), doge of Venice. Beaded rim on both sides.
Obverse: Morosini at proper left, wearing hooded robe, kneeling before standing Saint Mark at proper right; both have hand on central staff; inscribed above Doge “D/V/X” and at proper right “·/S/·/M/·/V/E/N/E/T” and proper left “FRAN·MAVEROC”.
Reverse: Haloed lion of Saint Mark, rampant at center, with palm in his left paw and cross in his right paw; inscribed in band at edge “FIDES ET VICTORIA”.
Obverse: Inscribed above Doge "D/V/X" and at proper right "·/S/·/M/·/V/E/N/E/T" and proper left "FRAN·MAVEROC".
Reverse: Inscribed in band at edge "FIDES ET VICTORIA".
By 1915, Henry Chapman; 1915, sold by Henry Chapman to the MFA for $3.00. (Accession date: April 1, 1915)
Museum purchase by exchange from the sale of duplicate coins