Medal: Scenes of Adoration of the Magi and Moses
Artist Hans Reinhart, the Elder (born about 1510, active 1538–1581)
Diameter and weight: 70 mm (2 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Metal; probably gilt-silver
Not On View
Circular medal showing scenes from the Old Testament (Moses) and the New Testament (Adoration of the Magi) with wreath-formed edge and figures in high relief.
Obverse: Adoration of the Magi; inscribed on trough “HR”, below “M [flower] DC [flower] X [flower] X [flower] X [flower] VIII [flower]”, and in exergue “INVENERVNT.PVERVM CVM.MARIA/ADORAVERVNT.ET.OBTVLE/RVNT.MVNERA.AVRVM/THVS.ET MIRRA/MAT.II”.
Reverse: Scene of God speaking to Moses; inscribed in exergue “DOMINVS.MOYSI.DE.RVBRO/LOQVITVR.ET.IN EGIPTVM/MITTIT.AD.PHARONEM/EXOD.III”.
Obverse: Inscribed on trough "HR", below "M [flower] DC [flower] X [flower] X [flower] X [flower] VIII [flower]", and in exergue "INVENERVNT.PVERVM CVM.MARIA/ADORAVERVNT.ET.OBTVLE/RVNT.MVNERA.AVRVM/THVS.ET MIRRA/MAT.II".
Reverse: Inscribed in exergue "DOMINVS.MOYSI.DE.RVBRO/LOQVITVR.ET.IN EGIPTVM/MITTIT.AD.PHARONEM/EXOD.III".
By 1905, Mrs. T. O. Richardson; 1905, bequest of Mrs. T. O. Richardson to the MFA.
Bequest of Mrs. Thomas O. Richardson