20 Baiocchi of Tommaso Mercandetti from Rome Artist: Giovanni Hamerani (Italian, 1763–1846)
Mint: Rome
Ruler: Tommaso Mercandetti, Italian, 1758–1821

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7.58 g, 12:00, 29.8 mm

Credit Line

Transfer from the Yale University Library, Numismatic Collection, 2001, Gift of Reverend William H. Owen, B.A. 1897

Accession Number



19th century


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Obverse Description

Obverse Description: PIVS VII PON. M. AN. III volute cartouche topped by crossed keys and papal crown, olive branches to each side, within cartouche is coat of arms divided vertically with double armed cross l. atop pyramid of three rocks, PAX written center; three stars above r. with diagonal sash depicting 3 heads below, TM in exergue, crimped edge

Reverse Description

Reverse Description: S. PETRVS S. PAVLVS rayonnant dove of holy spirit above center, haloed saint peter l. raises r. hand holding keys and faces haloed saint paul r. holding sword in r. hand and bible in l. hand, G. H. below l., 18 / 03 in exergue with coat of arms flanked by pyramid of six cylinders center, crimped edge


Reverend William H. Owen, to 1938; Yale University Library, New Haven, Conn., 1938–2001; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.
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Object/Work type

baiocchi, coins, money


foliate edge

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