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592383
Sale: Triton V, Lot: 2383. Estimate $300. 
Closing Date: Wednesday, 16 January 2002. 
Sold For $500. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

ITALY, Papal States. Lot of eight Medals. Includes the following: Benedict XIII. Anno VI; MDCCXXIX (1729). Æ 38mm Annual Medal. G. Hamerani, engraver. Capped bust left, wearing stole and raising hand in benediction / Cannonization of John Nepomuk; angel crowning him // Benedict XIII. Holy Year (1775). Æ 41mm Medal. Mitred and robed bust left / Pope reopening the Holy Door. Possibly a later strike // Pius VI. Anno I (1775). Æ 31mm Medal. Capped bust left, wearing stole / Three Saints seated in clouds. Large die break, possibly a restrike // Anno IV; MDCCLXXVIII (1778). Æ 37mm Annual Medal. Capped bust right, wearing stole / Female figure standing, holding Liberty cap and sceptre; two infants breaking chains // Anno XVI; MDCCXC (1790). Æ 31mm Medal. Similar to preceeding / Tyche kneeling before Pope // Pius VII. Anno XIII; MDCCCIV (1804). Æ 41mm Medal. Crowning of Napoleon. Jean Pierre Droz and Louis Jaley, engravers. Mitred and robed bust right / Notre Dame cathedral. Molinari Collection 299 // Leo XII. Anno 1I (1824), Æ 44mm Annual Medal. G. Girometti, engraver. Mitred bust left / The Pontiff and his retinue opening the Holy Door. Rinaldi 20 var. (Æ); Mazzio Supp. 583 // Pius IX. Anno VII (1852). AR 32mm Medal. G. Girometti, engraver. Capped bust right, wearing stole / Christ washing a disciple's feet. EF-Superb Prooflike Uncirculated, two with light encrustation, all attractively toned. LOT SOLD AS IS, NO RETURN. Eight (8) medals in lot. ($300)