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Sale: Triton V, Lot: 2378. Estimate $300. 
Closing Date: Wednesday, 16 January 2002. 
Sold For $475. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

ITALY, Papal States. 1464-1667. Lot of six medals. Includes the following: Paul II. 1464-1471. Æ 33mm Medal. MCCCCLXV (1465). Uncertain medalist, after Fioravanti and Andrea Guacialoti (Hill 738, 780). Bust left wearing stole / Palazzo di Venezia. Hill 783; Molinari Collection 20 (same dies). Probably a later cast // Leo X. 1513-1521. Æ 41mm Medal. Capped bust right, wearing stole / Medici arms with mitre and keys. Cf. Molinari Collection 37 (reverse only). Later "restrike" from new dies // Gregory XIII. 1572-1585. White Metal 35mm Medal. Year 1 (1572) Bust left wearing stole / Massacre of St. Bartholomew: angel walking right with sword and cross, through battle scene. Cf. Pollard & Hill 616. 18th-19th Century strike // As last. Æ 31mm. 19th-20th Century "Restrike" from new dies // Sixtus V. 1585-1590. Æ 37mm Medal. Niccolo de Bonis, sculptor. Bust left wearing stole / Quirinal statues on bases marked OPVS PHID OPVS PRAX flanking fountain. Mazio 145; Lincoln 800; cf. Pollard & Hill 1593 (same obverse die). EF, later cast // Alexander VII. 1655-1667. Iron 40mm Medal. Mitred bust left / Hospital of Santo Spirito. Mollinari Collection -; Europese Penningen -. Later cast. VF-EF, most toned. LOT SOLD AS IS, NO RETURN. Six (6) medals in lot. ($300)