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Michelangelo

Circular uniface medal of Michelangelo (1475-1564), and Italian painter. Pierced at top. Profile bust of Michaelangelo looking to proper left; inscribed in Latin at edge and on bust.

Inscription

Inscribed at edge "MICHAELANGELVS BON[A]RROTVS FLORAES ANN" and on bust "I F O".

Provenance

1930, bought by the MFA. (Accession Date: October 16, 1930)

Credit Line

Samuel Putnam Avery Fund

probably Italian, after 1560

Accession Number

30.711

Medium or Technique

Metal; bronze

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Numismatics, Medals