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Amelioration of the Study of Latin in Public Schools

Artist:
Medalist: Anton Franz Widemann (1724–1792)
Date:
1774
Culture:
Austrian, Vienna
Medium:
Gilt bronze
Dimensions:
Diameter: 1 3/4 in. (4.4 cm); Height (with suspension ring): 2 1/8 in. (5.4 cm)
Classification:
Medals and Plaquettes
Credit Line:
Bequest of Zita Spiss, 1991
Accession Number:
1993.3.11
Not on view
Signature: Reverse, on listel: A.W.

Inscription: Obverse: in margin: M·THERESIA·AVG·MATER·SCIENTIAR·BONARVMQ·ARTIVM·

Reverse: in margin: MINERVAE IACIFICAE PROVIDENTIA; in exergue: HVMANITATIS STVDIIS / INSTAVRATIS

Marking: On rim: circle above +
Mrs. Zita Spiss (until 1991; bequeathed to MMA)
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