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Medal

  • Place of origin:

    France (made)

  • Date:

    end of 17th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Urbain, Ferdinand de Saint, born 1658 - died 1738 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Bronze

  • Museum number:

    A.32-1913

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

This is a bronze medal made in France at the end of the 17th century. The obverse shows a bust of Pope Innocent XII wearing a skull-cap, while the reverse shows a woman carrying a child with another child clinging to her skirts, distributing alms among a group of beggars.

Physical description

Obv., bust of Innocent XII. wearing a skull-cap. Rev., a woman, carrying a child and with another child clinging to her skirts, disturbing alms among a group of beggers.

Place of Origin

France (made)

Date

end of 17th century (made)

Artist/maker

Urbain, Ferdinand de Saint, born 1658 - died 1738 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Bronze

Marks and inscriptions

"INNOCENTIVS XII PONT MAX"
obv.

"HAEREDITAS SANCTA", "PERDIN DE S VRBAIN"
rev.

Dimensions

Diameter: 56 mm

Descriptive line

Medal, Pope Innocent XII./a woman with children among beggars. French, end of 17th century.

Materials

Bronze

Subjects depicted

Woman; Children; Beggars

Categories

Coins & Medals

Collection

Sculpture Collection

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