Victor Emmanuel III
Diameter and weight: 26 mm (1 in.)
Medium or Technique
Metal; copper alloy
Not On View
Circular medal of Victor Emmanuel III (1869-1947), king of Itay.
Obverse: Profile bust of Victor Emmanuel III looking to proper left with pointed beard and mustache; inscribed at edge “VITTORIO EMANUELLE II RE ITALIANO”.
Reverse: Inscribed at center in wreath “AI/DIFENSORI/DELLA/ITALIANA/CAVOUR/GARIBALDI/1859”.
Obverse: Inscribed at edge "VITTORIO EMANUELLE II RE ITALIANO".
Reverse: Inscribed at center in wreath "AI/DIFENSORI/DELLA/ITALIANA/CAVOUR/GARIBALDI/1859".
By 1921, Mr. and Mrs. Henry S. Shaw; 1921, gift of Mr. and Mrs. Henry S. Shaw to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 6, 1921)
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Henry S. Shaw