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Banca d'Italia y Rio de la Plata

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Obv: A large building facade, signed on the street at right: O. PIANA, signed again at bottom left: GOTTUZZO Y PIANA. Rev: Allegorical figures apparently from the the building facade on the obverse, surmounting the inscription BANCO DE ITALIA / Y RIO DE LA PLATA / EN SU CINCUENTENARIO / (line) /...

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Provenance

Sold Collectors Auctions Limited, Danbury, CT, September 8, 1990, lot 2515 (one of a group of three), to Cornelius C. Vermeule, III; to MFA, 2005.

Credit Line

Gift of Cornelius C. Vermeule III

1922

Mint

Buenos Aires, Argentina

Dimensions

Height x width: 66 x 56 mm, 72.5 gm (2 5/8 x 2 3/16 in., 2.56 oz.)

Accession Number

2005.1172

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Numismatics, Medals