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Medal

Circular medal with hanging loop and ring attached at top. Obverse: Woman warrior holding shield in proper left hand and something in proper right hand, tools laying at her feet; inscribed above "LABO O[ ]IA VINCIT", below "K·VASSA", and in exergue "AB·A·MDCCC". Reverse: Façade of a...

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Inscription

Obverse: Inscribed above "LABO O[ ]IA VINCIT", below "K·VASSA", and in exergue "AB·A·MDCCC". Reverse: Inscribed above "CE[ ]SE PTCCHOFRCPHIUM" and, below "[ ]·V·F·", in exergue "MERENTIBUS".

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Gift of Malcolm Storer

Italian (Rome), 1800

Accession Number

30.94

Medium or Technique

Metal; probably silver

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Numismatics, Medals