Mint: Rome, Italy
Diameter and weight: 44 mm (1 3/4 in.)
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Circular medal of Pope Gregory XVI (1765-1846).
Obverse: Profile bust of Gregory XVI looking to proper right; inscribed at edge “GREGORIVS·XVI·PONT·MAX·A·V·” and under bust “GIROMETTI·F·”.
Reverse: Exterior of church; inscribed below “O.O.” and in exergue “MONVM·VET·SERVATA/MDCCCXXXV”.
Obverse: Inscribed at edge "GREGORIVS·XVI·PONT·MAX·A·V·" and under bust "GIROMETTI·F·".
Reverse: Inscribed below "O.O." and in exergue "MONVM·VET·SERVATA/MDCCCXXXV".
1923, Helen O. Bigelow; 1923, bequest of Helen O. Bigelow to the MFA. (Accession Date: May 3, 1923)
Bequest of Helen O. Bigelow