Artist Carl Friedrich Voigt (German, 1800–1874)
Mint: Rome, Italy
Diameter and weight: 44 mm (1 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
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Circular medal of Pope Pius IX (1792-1878).
Obverse: Profile bust of Pius IX looking to proper right; inscribed at edge “PIVS IX PONT.MAX.A.XVII” and under bust “C.VOIGT”.
Reverse: Saint Peter seated at proper left, holding kyes in proper left hand and extending proper right hand to woman standing at proper right, holding a box, and a kneeling man, presenting a plate; inscribed at edge “PETRI INOPIAM CHRISTIANI STIPE SVSTENTANT” and in exergue “ANTIQVA/PIETAS RENOVATVR/MDCCCLXII”.
Obverse: Inscribed at edge "PIVS IX PONT.MAX.A.XVII" and under bust "C.VOIGT".
Reverse: Inscribed at edge "PETRI INOPIAM CHRISTIANI STIPE SVSTENTANT" and in exergue "ANTIQVA/PIETAS RENOVATVR/MDCCCLXII".
1923, Helen O. Bigelow; 1923, bequest of Helen O. Bigelow to the MFA. (Accession Date: May 3, 1923)
Bequest of Helen O. Bigelow