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91001377

Hope for Peace During the War of the Spanish Succession

CNG 91, Lot: 1377. Estimate $1500.
Sold for $1800. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

ITALY, Papale (Stato pontificio). Clement XI. 1700-1721. AR Piastra (44mm, 32.01 g, 12h). Rome mint; Ermenigildo Hamerani, engraver. Dated A(nno) VII and 1707 in Roman numerals. CLEMENS • XI • • P • M • AN • VII, bust left, wearing camauro, mozetta, and stole; HERMENIG • HAMERANVS • below bust / DONA NOBIS PACEM (Grant us peace), Pope St. Clement I kneeling left in prayer before hill surmounted by agnus Dei; to left on ground, papal tiara; to left, Peace standing facing, holding palm frond and anchor; in exergue, date flanking coat-of-arms surmounted by galero. CNI XVI 84; Muntoni 35; Berman 2373. EF, toned.