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Scuola Dantesca

Italian (Naples)
1867


Dimensions

Diameter and weight: 35 mm (1 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

23.68

Medium or Technique

Metal; gilt metal

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Collections

Europe

Classifications

Medals

Circular medal for the Scuola Dantesca, in Naples.

Obverse: Profile bust of Dante looking to proper right; inscribed at edge “LA SCUOLA DANTESCA NAPOLITANA” and below “18[6]7”.

Reverse: Two branches tied below; inscribed at edge “AI BENEMERITI DELLA ISTRUZIONE POPOLARE”.

Inscription

Obverse: Inscribed at edge "LA SCUOLA DANTESCA NAPOLITANA" and below "18[6]7".

Reverse: Inscribed at edge "AI BENEMERITI DELLA ISTRUZIONE POPOLARE".

Provenance

1923, Miss A.C. Storer; 1923, given by Miss. A.C. Storer to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 4, 1923)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss A. C. Storer