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1550505
155, Lot: 505. Estimate $100.
Sold for $160. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

WORLD. Italy. Lot of four Papal Medals. Includes: Leo XIII. 1878-1903. Æ 44mm. by Bianchi. RY 11. Bust left wearing stola / Five figures representing peoples of the world offering gifts at the feet of Pope Leo, who sits enthroned, facing, on a platform high above them. // Same. Æ gilt 44mm. By Johnson. RY 26. Tiaraed bust left wearing stola / Virgin Mary in halo of 12 stars among clouds standing on serpent which rests on globe; crescent behind set on globe, all in quadrilobe // Gregory XVI. 1831-1846. Æ 51mm. by G. Girometti. RY 10. Dated 1840 on reverse (in Roman numerals.) Capped bust right wearing stola / Cross in rays set on globe resting on clouds. Apparently artificially toned and with fields lightly burnished, as made // Pius IX. 1846-1878. AR 44mm. by P. Girometti. RY 10. Capped bust right wearing stola / Pope standing left, blessing patient holding cross, lying in chamber hung with drapery; three attendants, one helmeted, stand to right of Pope; another, at left, kneels right with outstretched hand. A very attractive group. Average near EF to EF. LOT SOLD AS IS, NO RETURNS. 4 medals in lot.