Artist Nicola Cerbara (Italian (Roman), 1796–1869)
Diameter and weight: 38 mm (1 1/2 in.)
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Circular papal medal with reeded edge and beaded rim on both faces. Faces on same axis.
Obverse: Heraldic papal device; inscribed in at edge “SEDE VACANTE MDCCCXXXXVI*” and at proper left “NIC·C”.
Reverse: Eagle flying with rays surrounding it; inscribed in above “NON RELINQVAM VOS ORPHANOS” and below “SCUDO”.
Obverse: Inscribed at edge "SEDE VACANTE MDCCCXXXXVI*" and at proper left "NIC·C".
Reverse: Inscribed above "NON RELINQVAM VOS ORPHANOS" and below "SCUDO".
By 1923, Helen O. Richardson; 1923, bequest of Helen O. Richardson to the MFA. (Accession Date: May 3, 1923)
Bequest of Helen O. Bigelow