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Medal

Maltese cross shaped medal with hanging ring attached at top. Obverse: A robed saint wearing a mitre and holding a staff, standing on a cloud in each arm of cross and a recumbent saint in a wreath at the center of the cross; inscribed around around upper arm saint "·S·W ITERPVS·", around...

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Inscription

Obverse: Inscribed around upper arm saint "·S·W ITERPVS·", around proper left saint "·S·ADALBERG", lower arm saint "·S·THOSSO", around proper right saint "SNIGARIVS·", and at center "·S·DIGNA". Reverse: Inscribed at edge of lower arm ".IHS.V.R.S.N.S.M.V.S.M.Q.L.I.V.R." and at center or lower arm "CSSM/NDSMD/C/S/P/B".

Provenance

By 1936, Dr. George L. Walton; 1936, gift of Dr. George L. Walton to the MFA. (Accession Date: July 7, 1936)

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. George L. Walton

Italian,

Accession Number

36.336

Medium or Technique

Metal; brass

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Numismatics, Medals