Diameter and weight: 47 mm (1 7/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Metal; copper alloy
Not On View
Circular medal of Pope Leo XIII (1760-1829). Hanging loop attached at top.
Obverse: Profile bust of Leo XIII looking to proper right; inscribed at edge “LEONE XIII PONT.MASS.” and under bust “ROMA”.
Reverse: Figure standing on an orb in the clouds with twelve stars behind head; inscribed at edge “.REGINA SINE LABE ORIGINALI CONCEPTA.ORA PRO NOBIS”.
Obverse: Inscribed under bust "ROMA" and at edge "LEONE XIII PONT.MASS.".
Reverse: Inscribed at edge ".REGINA SINE LABE ORIGINALI CONCEPTA.ORA PRO NOBIS".
Louisa W. Case (1862-1946) and Marian R. Case (1864-1944), Weston; 1920, gift of Misses Louisa W. and Marian R. Case to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 20, 1920)
Gift of the Misses Louisa W. and Marian R. Case in memory of their father James Brown Case