SPECIAL ADVISORY: The Yale University Art Gallery is open to the public with expanded hours on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays and offers access to Yale ID holders on weekdays. Learn More

Numismatics
Artist: Pope Pius IX, Italian, 1792–1878

The Pope Pius IX Medal

ca. 1878

Bronze

Oval medal with hook atop. Diameter max is 31.1 and min is 27.6.
Transfer from the Yale University Library, Numismatic Collection, 2001, Gift of Reverend Frank R. Shipman, B.A. 1885
2001.87.27960
Geography: 
Made in Italy
Culture: 
Italian
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Numismatics
Provenance: 

Reverend Frank R. Shipman, to about 1926; Yale University Library, New Haven, Conn., from about 1926 to 2001; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.