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Clement VIII (1592-1605) Plague and Famine

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Clement VIII (1592-1605) Plague and Famine Photo

Obverse: Pope Clement VIII right. Reverse: The Pope, as a shepherd, kneels and pleads to the heavens from which manna falls. On the measures taken against the plague and famine of 1590-1592. Thin, ex-looped, sharp portrait of the Pope, this is a contemporary cast of a rare medal that Adolfo Modesti identifies as originally struck (CNORP Vol. IV #950 (Rarity = 3). By Emilio De Bonis (obverse) and Michele Angelo Balla (reverse).

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Clement VIII
Anno I
About Fine
Papal States
Emilio De Bonis