Italy - Papal States - Testone 1559 - Silver

Description
Italy - Papal States - Testone 1559 - Silver
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PAPAL STATE

Pius IV (Giovannangelo dé Medici) (1559-1565)

Testone Rome Ag 9.48 g

Obverse: PIVS IIII PONT MAX, oval coat of arms in a scrolled frame topped with keys decorated with cords, bows and crown.

Reverse: S PETRVS APOSTOLVS, Saint Peter in throne, blessing with the right hand raised, with keys in the left hand;

exergue ROMA
(C. N.I. XV/490/63) (Muntoni II/6/9)
Very rare.

Lot details
Country
Italy - Papal States
Nominal Value
Testone
Year/Period and Variation
1559
Precious metals
Silver
Condition
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