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Medal: Scenes of Adoration of the Magi and Moses

Circular medal showing scenes from the Old Testament (Moses) and the New Testament (Adoration of the Magi) with wreath-formed edge and figures in high relief. Obverse: Adoration of the Magi; inscribed on trough "HR", below "M [flower] DC [flower] X [flower] X [flower] X [flower] VIII...

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Inscription

Obverse: Inscribed on trough "HR", below "M [flower] DC [flower] X [flower] X [flower] X [flower] VIII [flower]", and in exergue "INVENERVNT.PVERVM CVM.MARIA/ADORAVERVNT.ET.OBTVLE/RVNT.MVNERA.AVRVM/THVS.ET MIRRA/MAT.II". Reverse: Inscribed in exergue "DOMINVS.MOYSI.DE.RVBRO/LOQVITVR.ET.IN EGIPTVM/MITTIT.AD.PHARONEM/EXOD.III".

Provenance

By 1905, Mrs. T. O. Richardson; 1905, bequest of Mrs. T. O. Richardson to the MFA.

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. Thomas O. Richardson

German, possibly 1538

Accession Number

25.332

Medium or Technique

Metal; probably gilt-silver

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Numismatics, Medals