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Giuseppe Garibaldi

probably Italian
probably 1860–70


Dimensions

Diameter and weight: 16 mm (5/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.1967

Medium or Technique

Metal; copper alloy

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Medals

Circular medal of Giuseppe Garibaldi (1807-1882), an Italian soldier.

Obverse: Profile bust of Giuseppe Garibaldi looking to proper right with long hair and a beard; inscribed at edge “G.GARIBALDI DITATTORE”.

Reverse: Inscribed at center “ITALIANI/JO VO[ ]LIO/L’INDIPENDENZA/E L’UNITA/DELLA NOSTRA/PATRIA/-·-“.

Inscription

Obverse: Inscribed at edge "G.GARIBALDI DITATTORE".

Reverse: Inscribed at center "ITALIANI/JO VO[ ]LIO/L'INDIPENDENZA/E L'UNITA/DELLA NOSTRA/PATRIA/-·-".

Provenance

By 1921, Mr. and Mrs. Henry S. Shaw; 1921, gift of Mr. and Mrs. Henry S. Shaw to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 6, 1921)

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Henry S. Shaw