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Pius VI

Circular medal of Pope Pius VI (1717-1799). Obverse: Bust of Pius Sextus looking to proper left; inscribed at edge "PIVS*SEXTVS*PONT*MAX*A*XI*". Reverse: Building façade with three people, a horse-rider, and a dog in foreground; inscribed above...

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Inscription

Obverse: Inscribed at edge "PIVS*SEXTVS*PONT*MAX*A*XI*". Reverse: Inscribed above "PVERIS·ET·PVELLA·LIMENTARIS·TIPERNAT·TIBERINOR" and in exergue "A·CI[reversed "C"]I[reversed "C"]CCXXCV".

Provenance

By 1930, Malcolm Storer; 1930, given by Malcolm Storer to the MFA. (Accession Date: February 6, 1930)

Credit Line

Gift of Malcolm Storer

Italian (Rome), 1785

Accession Number

30.78

Medium or Technique

Metal; bronze

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Numismatics, Medals