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Campanile Medal

Symmetrical, geometric shaped medal of Campanile (bell tower). Obverse: Piazza of Saint Mark's with campanile at center and buildings at bottom and behind. Reverse: Spray of laurel to proper right and inscribed "Come era/e dove erai. Venezia/25 Aprile/1912" and "GIOV. BOTTACIN...

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Reverse: Inscribed at edge "[following in cursive script] Come era/e dove erai/[following in roman script]VENEZIA/25 APRILE/1912" and "GIOV. BOTTACIN VENEZIA".


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

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Medium or Technique

Metal; silver




Numismatics, Medals