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Campanile Medal

Circular medal of Campanile (bell tower). Hanging loop attached at top and ring. Obverse: Campanile at center, flanked by one angel blowing a trumpet on each side; inscribed at proper right "*14*/ LVGLIO/ 1902" and at proper left "*25*/ APRILE/ 1912" and on a banderola at bottom...

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Inscription

Obverse: Inscribed at proper right "*14*/ LVGLIO/ 1902" and at proper left "*25*/ APRILE/ 1912" and on a banderola at bottom "POST·FATA·RESVRGO". Reverse: Inscribed at edge "VENEZIA·AL·SVONO·DELL·ANTICA·SQVILLA·ESVLTA".

Provenance

By 1912, Major Henry Lee Higginson; 1912, gift of Major Henry Lee Higginson to the MFA. (Accession Date: September 5, 1912)

Credit Line

Gift of Major Henry Lee Higginson

Italian (Venice), 1912

Accession Number

12.807

Medium or Technique

Metal; bronze

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Numismatics, Medals