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Medal

Circular medal with ridge edge on both faces. Obverse: Urn at center; inscribed above "AMOR PADR[ ]". Reverse: Flower growing out of a heart; inscribed above "DEI CLAU[ ] LICGT".

Inscription

Obverse: Inscribed above "AMOR PADR[ ]". Reverse: Inscribed above "DEI CLAU[ ] LICGT".

Provenance

By 1921, Mr. and Mrs. Henry S. Shaw; 1921, gift of the Mr. and Mrs. Henry S. Shaw to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 6, 1921)

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Henry S. Shaw

German (Nuremburg),

Object Place

Nuremburg, Germany

Accession Number

21.1942

Medium or Technique

Metal; copper alloy

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Numismatics, Medals