Circular medal of Raphael (1483-1520), Italian painter. Lettered edge. Obverse: Profile bust of Raphael looking to proper right with long hair; inscribed at edge and under bust. Reverse: Inscribed at center and below.
Inscribed on edge "MONACHII". Obverse: Inscribed at edge "RAPHAEL SANCTIUS." and under bust "CAQUE F.". Reverse: Inscribed at center "NATUS/URBINI/IN ITALIA/AN.M.CCCC.LXXXIII./OBIIT/ROMAE/AN.M.D.XX/---/SERIES NUMISMATICA/UNIVERSALIS VIRORUM ILLUSTRIUM/---/M.DCCC.XXIII./DURAND EDITIT".
1930, bought by the MFA. (Accession Date: October 16, 1930)
Samuel Putnam Avery Fund