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Lot 1811    SESSION 8 (2.30PM WEDNESDAY 24TH MARCH)    World Historical Medals

Estimate $100

VATICAN CITY, Pius IX, 1854, AE medal, (82mm diameter, 250g), Bianchi sculptor, obv. bust of Pius IX left, around PIVS IX PONT MAX, rev. interior view of St. Paul Outside the Walls Basilica upon its consecration, after destruction by fire on 15 July 1823, around PIVS IX P. M. BASILICAM PAVLI APOST AB INCENDIO REFECTAM SOLEMNI RITV CONSECRAVIT IV ID DEC. MDCCCLIV, (Molinari Collection 216, Europese Penningen 1577 var). Numerous edge knocks, very fine and an impressive example of medallic art.

Ex M.J.Syddell Collection.

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