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Clement XII (1730-40) Portrait Medal

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Clement XII (1730-40) Portrait Medal Photo

Obverse: Pope Clement XII facing right, wearing cap, cope and stole. Reverse: Two palm branches, their stems tied with a ribbon at bottom. Legend within: LONGANIMITAS ET FORTITUDO (Patience and Fortitude). Artist Jacques Antoine Dassier was born in Geneva, studied in Paris and worked in Italy in 1736-7 before moving on to England and Russia. This medal is apparently the only one he made for the papacy.

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Clement XII
About UNC
1736 - 1737
Papal States
Jacques Antoine Dassier