Italy, Papal State. Alessandro VI (1492-1503). Grosso Roma - Rodrigo Borgia (Valencia). Rara

Description
Italy, Papal State. Alessandro VI (1492-1503). Grosso Roma - Rodrigo Borgia (Valencia). Rara
Silver - Ungraded

Alexander VI (Játiva, Valencia 1431-Rome 1503) Groso. Mint of Rome. Silver weight: 3.2 g. Rare.

The 'Black Legend of the Borgias' assures that Rodrigo Borgia becoming Pope caused great unpleasantness among the population
On 6 August 1502, Alexander VI and his son, Cesar Borgia, hold a feast on the countryside residence of cardinal Adriano da Corneto, accompanied by others. Several days after all of them became gravely ill; Cesar being young allowed him to overcome the illness, but Pope Alexander died

Lot details
Country/province
Italy, Papal State
Ruler
Alessandro VI (1492-1503)
Denomination
Grosso
Year/Period and Variation
Roma - Rodrigo Borgia (Valencia). Rara
Precious metal
Silver
Condition
Ungraded
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