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Innocent XII: Charity

Circular medal of Pope Innocent XII (Pope 1691-1700), his first annual medal showing the virtue charity with three pots, a play on his family name Pignatelli. Beaded rim on both faces. Obverse: Profile bust of Innocent XII looking to proper left; signed under bust and inscribed at edge....

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Obverse: Inscribed at edge "INNOCEN·XII·PONT·M·A·I" and under bust "HAMERA.". Reverse: Inscribed at edge "A·DEO·ET·PRO·DEO·".


By 1930, Malcolm Storer; 1930, gift of Malcolm Storer to MFA. (Accession Date: February 6, 1930)

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Gift of Malcolm Storer

Italian (Rome), 1692

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Medium or Technique

Metal; probably bronze




Numismatics, Medals