Secondina Cesano

Secondina Cesano
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Born (1879-02-16)16 February 1879
Fossano, Italy
Died 13 August 1973(1973-08-13) (aged 94)
Rome, Italy
Academic background
Education Sapienza University of Rome
Academic work
Discipline Numismatics

Secondina Lorenza Eugenia Cesano (16 February 1879 - 13 August 1973) was an Italian numismatist and professor of numismatics at the Sapienza University of Rome.[1][2]

Biography

Cesano originally studied at the Sapienza University of Rome. In 1902 she won a competition and gained a role at the National Roman Museum. In 1907 she gained habilitation in numismatics at Sapienza.[1] She also worked on numismatics in the National Archaeological Museum, Naples and the National Museum of Ravenna.[2] In 1912, at the foundation of the Istituto italiano di numismatica, Cesano was appointed to the board of directors, later becoming its extraordinary commissar from 1943 to 1944.[1]

Cesano was an Honorary Fellow of the Royal Numismatic Society.[3]

Select publications

  • 1904 (with Adolf Schulten and Dante Vaglieri) L'Africa romana. Rome: Albrighi.
  • 1915. Il medagliere dell'ex-Museo Kircheriano. Parte I, Monete fuse. Roma : Presso la sede dell'Istituto.
  • 1921. "La zecca di Roma", Rassegna d'arte antica e moderna 21, 361–368.
  • 1957. Catalogo della collezione numismatica di Carlo Piancastelli. Forlí : Soc. Tipo litografia forlivese.

References

  1. ^ a b c Parise, Nicola (1980). "CESANO, Secondina Lorenza Eugenia". Dizionario Biografico degli Italiani (in Italian). 24.
  2. ^ a b Rosati, Francesco Panvini, ed. (2004). "SECONDINA LORENZA CESANO". BOLLETTINO DI NUMISMATICA (PDF) (in Italian). 37. pp. 331–337.
  3. ^ R. A. G. Carson; Hugh Pagan (1986). "Honorary Fellows". A History of the Royal Numismatic Society 1836-1986 & Record of Members and Fellows (PDF). Royal Numismatic Society. p. 141.

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