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Innocent XII 1694 Piastra, Thoughts of Peace

Innocent XII 1694 Piastra, Thoughts of Peace Photo

Papal States 1694 piastra, Anno IV of Pope Innocent XII (1691-1700). On the reverse, female figure of Religion seated with feet on weapons and banners; her elbow placed on an altar where lie tiara, palm branch and a book. On the side of the altar, the coat-of-arms of Monsignor Farsetti. Around, COGITO COGITATIONES PACIS, I Think Thoughts of Peace. This boldly symbolic design recalls Innocent's efforts to promote peace between France and the Grand Alliance.

VF, mount removed, KM#576, Berman#2224. Rare. By engraver and medallist Peter Paul Borner.

350.00
Innocent XII
Anno IV
VF
Berman-2224
KM-576
1694
Papal States
Piastra
Silver
44.5mm
31.5g
Peter Paul Borner
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Rome
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