Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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Benedict XIII medal
  • COUNTRY UNKNOWN (WESTERN)
  • Benedict XIII medal, 1730
  • Where object was made: Unknown
  • Museum purchase through The Kansas University Endowment Association
  • Not on display
  • 1956.0012
Multimedia
Description

Recto: bust of man facing to the right and wearing cap, coat with decorative lining (identified as Benedict XIII). Text at CR and CL, and beading design surrounds image to form border.

Verso: Image of two men. Man at left is seated with feet in a large of bowl. Man at right is kneeling and has Text above and below image. Beading design forms border.