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Ulisse Giuseppe Gozzadini

Italian (Rome)
1709
Artist Ferdinand de Saint-Urbain (French, 1658–1738)


Mint: Rome, Italy

Dimensions

Diameter and weight: 56 mm (2 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.1192

Medium or Technique

Metal; bronze

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Medals

Circular medal of Ulisse Giuseppe Gozzadini (1650-1728), cardinal of Ravenna.

Obverse: Profile bust of Cardinal Gozzadini looking to proper left; inscribed at edge “VLYSSES.I.S.R.E.PRESB.CARD.GOZZADINVS.PRAEF.RAVEN.IEG.A”.

Reverse: Minerva standing at center, holding a spear in proper right hand and a shield in proper left and a dove of Holy Spirit and cross mounted on her helmet with rays of light behind; inscribed above “MINERVA SACRA”.

Inscription

Obverse: Inscribed at edge "VLYSSES.I.S.R.E.PRESB.CARD.GOZZADINVS.PRAEF.RAVEN.IEG.A".

Reverse: Inscribed above "MINERVA SACRA".

Provenance

By 1913, Henry H. Fay; 1913, gift of Henry H. Fay to the MFA. (Accession Date: May 1, 1913)

Credit Line

Gift of Henry H. Fay