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Sale: Triton V, Lot: 2382. Estimate $300. 
Closing Date: Wednesday, 16 January 2002. 
Sold For $475. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

ITALY, Papal States. Lot of seven Medals, 1740-1792. Includes the following: Benedict XIV. MDCCXL (1740). AR 39mm Medal. Capped bust right, wearing stole / The Pope standing facing, holding scales and patriarchal cross; serpent at bottom. Good VF, light obverse scratches // Clement XIII. MDCCLIX (1759). Æ 30mm Medal. Capped bust left, wearing stole / Female figure pouring coins from cornucopiae // Clement XIV. 1771. Æ 35mm Medal. F. Cropanese, engraver. Mitred bust right, wearing stole / Pontiff offering alms to pagans // Pius VI. 1775. Æ 39mm Medal. Capped bust right, wearing stole / Closing of the Holy Door // MDCCXCII (1792). Æ 39mm Medal. G. Hamerani, engraver. Capped bust right, wearing stole / River god reclining against urn and holding rudder. (2 pieces) // Anno XXI (1796). Æ 39mm Medal. G. Hamerani, engraver. Similar to preceeding / The Pope recieving exiled French priests, after the 1792 decree. Average EF, attractively toned, a couple with light scratches. LOT SOLD AS IS, NO RETURN. Seven (7) medals in lot. ($300)