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Cardinal Fabio Mignanelli

Circular medal of Cardinal Fabio Mignanelli (1496–1557). Pierced at top. Obverse: Portrai bust of cardinal Mignanelli looking to proper left; inscribed at edge "FA[ellision over]:MIGNANE[ ]S·EPS[ellision over]:LVC[ellision over]:BON[ellision over]:[ ]:VIC[ellision over]:". Reverse: Snake...

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Inscription

Obverse: Inscribed at edge "FA[ellision over]:MIGNANE[ ]S·EPS[ellision over]:LVC[ellision over]:BON[ellision over]:[ ]:VIC[ellision over]:". Reverse: Inscribed at edge ".LACHRIMARV[ellision over]:FLVCTVS·ET·AMORIS·".

Provenance

By 1875, C.C. Perkins, Boston; 1909, transferred from C.C. Perkins to Charles B. Perkins, Boston; 1923, sold by Charles B. Perkins to the MFA for $1000 [see note 1]. (Accession Date: April 5, 1923) NOTES: [1] MFA accession numbers 23.202-209 were acquired together for $1000.

Credit Line

Lucy Stone Brewer Fund

probably Italian, after 1550

Object Place

Italy

Accession Number

23.205

Medium or Technique

Metal; bronze

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Numismatics, Medals