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Paul III (1534-49) Ganymede Medal

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Paul III (1534-49) Ganymede Medal Photo

Obverse: Paul III to the right, wears cope with large orphrey on which appear the partly visible facade of an ancient temple and the scene of the pope breaking open the Holy Door, morse enclosing the figure of Prudence. Reverse: Ganymede pours water from a jug onto flowers at left; Zeus' Eagle at right. Struck under the direction of the Mint Master of Rome, Francesco Mazio, circa 1824. 40mm, bronze, by Alessandro Cesati.

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Paul III
Anno XVI
R.Z. 52
Papal States
Alessandro Cesati