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Leo XIII

Circular medal of Pope Leo XIII (1760-1829). Hanging loop attached at top. Obverse: Profile bust of Leo XIII looking to proper right; inscribed at edge "LEONE XIII PONT.MASS." and under bust "ROMA". Reverse: Figure standing on an orb in the clouds with twelve stars behind head; inscribed at...

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Inscription

Obverse: Inscribed under bust "ROMA" and at edge "LEONE XIII PONT.MASS.". Reverse: Inscribed at edge ".REGINA SINE LABE ORIGINALI CONCEPTA.ORA PRO NOBIS".

Provenance

1920, given by Misses Louisa W. and Marian R. Case to 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

Italian (Rome), 1878

Accession Number

20.567

Medium or Technique

Metal; copper alloy

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Numismatics, Medals