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Exhibition Medal Esposizione Internazionale, by Giannino, Milan, 1956

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Inventory Number: 53696
Object Type:
Persons: Giannino (Maker (Signed by))
Date Created: Dated 1956
Place Created: Milan Italy Europe
Accession Number: 2004-9/168
Brief Description: Exhibition Medal Esposizione Internazionale: gilt metal circular medal produced to commemorate the 1956 Esposizione Internazionale held in Milan. Face of medal shows the exhibition buildings in Milan. Reverse shows naked forms, that of goddess-like figure of science congratulaing god-like figure of labour (holding hammer). Previously catalogued with a collection of other medallions (Inv. Num.s 72905, 34377, 40508).
Primary Inscriptions: "ESPOSIZIONE / INTERNAZIONALE / MILANO 1956" on obverse. "LABOR / SCIENTIAE AUXILIO / GLORIAM CONSEQUITOR / Giannino / 1956" on reverse.
Provenance: Presented by the Marconi Corporation.
Collection Group: Marconi Collection
Material(s): Gilt metal.
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
60 mm

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