Ulisse Giuseppe Gozzadini
Artist Ferdinand de Saint-Urbain (French, 1658–1738)
Mint: Rome, Italy
Diameter and weight: 56 mm (2 3/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
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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”.
Obverse: Inscribed at edge "VLYSSES.I.S.R.E.PRESB.CARD.GOZZADINVS.PRAEF.RAVEN.IEG.A".
Reverse: Inscribed above "MINERVA SACRA".
By 1913, Henry H. Fay; 1913, gift of Henry H. Fay to the MFA. (Accession Date: May 1, 1913)
Gift of Henry H. Fay