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Circular medal of Attila (AD 406-453), ruler of the Huns. Drilled hole on edge. Obverse: Profile bust of Attila looking to proper left, depicted as a faun in armor; inscribed at edge "ATTILA REX". Reverse: Walled city; inscribed above "AQVILEIA".


Obverse: Inscribed at edge "ATTILA REX". Reverse: Inscribed above "AQVILEIA".


By 1920, Misses Louisa W. and Marian R. Case; 1920, gift of Misses Louisa W. and Marian R. Case to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 20, 1920)

Credit Line

Gift of the Misses Louisa W. and Marian R. Case in memory of their father James Brown Case

possibly Italian, probably late 19th to early 20th century

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Medium or Technique

Metal; copper alloy, with dark patina




Numismatics, Medals