Medal: Apollo and the Muses
Object Place: Europe, France
Diameter and weight: 39 mm (1 9/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
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Circular medal of Apollo and the Muses. Inscribed on edge.
Obverse: Apollo at center, playing a lute flanked by a leaf on each side (both different).
Reverse: Muses dancing; inscribed at edge “CALLIOPE.MELPOMENE.TERPSICORE.POLHNIE.EUTERPE.ERATO.CLIO URANIE*THALIE”.
Reverse: Inscribed at edge "CALLIOPE.MELPOMENE.TERPSICORE.POLHNIE.EUTERPE.ERATO.CLIO URANIE*THALIE".
By 1898, Boston Numismatic Society; 1898, gift of the Boston Numismatic Society to the MFA. (Accession Date: November 1 ,1898)
Gift of the Boston Numismatic Society