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Pius IX

Circular medal of Pope Pius IX (Pope 1846-1878). Obverse: Profile bust of Pius IX looking to proper right; inscribed at edge "PIVS·IX·PONT·MAX·AN·XXI·" and under bust "[ ].BIANCHI.S.". Reverse: Among a crowd, a woman stands at proper left having her feet washed by a man kneeling at...

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Inscription

Obverse: Inscribed at edge "PIVS·IX·PONT·MAX·AN·XXI·" and under bust "[ ].BIANCHI.S.". Reverse: Inscribed below "[ ]IANCHI INV SC" and in exergue "EXEMPLVM DEDI/VOBIS".

Provenance

By 1898, Boston Numismatic Society; 1898, gift of the Boston Numismatic Society to the MFA. (Accession Date: November 1, 1898)

Credit Line

Gift of the Boston Numismatic Society

Italian (Rome), 1867

Mint

Rome, Italy

Accession Number

98.1306

Medium or Technique

Metal; white metal

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Numismatics, Medals