White metal medal commemorating 200th anniversary

Made:
1901 in Italy
maker:
Stabilimento SPa Stefano Johnson

White metal medal commemorating 200th anniversary (bicentenary) of the Armenian order of Mekhitar, by Stefano Johnson, Italy, 1901, Obverse: Mekhitar, Armenian priest born in Sebaste. Seated writing with quill at desk. Legend in Armenian translates as 'Servant of God, Father Mekhitar, Venice San Lazzaro', Reverse: island and monastery of San Lazzaro, with gondola passing, shoreline, armorial crest. Legend in Armenian translates as 'Two hundredth anniversary of the Mekhitarist Order 1701 1901'

Details

Category:
Wellcome Medals
Object Number:
A679183
Measurements:
diameter: 61 mm,
thickness: 4 mm
type:
personal medals commemoration (general), commemoration (general), personal medals
status:
Loan: Wellcome Trust

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