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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1951.101.4
People
Aurelio Mistruzzi, Italian (1880 - 1960)
Title
Pope Pius XII (1876-1958)
Classification
Medals and Medallions
Work Type
medal
Date
20th century
Culture
Italian
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/48009
Physical Descriptions
Medium
White metal?
Dimensions
3.5 cm height with loop for hanging x 2.6 cm diam. x 0.2 cm depth (1 3/8 x 1 x 1/16 in.)
5.75 g
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: lower edge of obv: MISTRUZZI
  • inscription: obverse, around edge, cast in: PIUS XII PONTIFEX MAXIMUS
Provenance
Mason Hammond, gift; to the Fogg Art Museum, 1951.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Mason Hammond
Accession Year
1951
Object Number
1951.101.4
Division
Modern and Contemporary Art
Contact
am_moderncontemporary@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Integral loop for hanging. Obverse: Pius XII in left profile; reverse: Holy Family with olive branch beneath.

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