Numismatics
Ruler: Pope Pius IV, 1499–1565
Mint: Ancona

Papal Testone of Pius IV from Ancona

1559–65

Silver

9.59 g, 4:00, 30.0 mm
Transfer from the Yale University Library, Numismatic Collection, 2001, Gift of Dr. John G. Adams, B.A. 1874
2001.87.34249
Culture: 
Papal
Period: 
16th century
Classification: 
Numismatics
Geography: 
Made in Bologna, Italy
Status: 
By appointment
Provenance: 

Dr. John G. Adams, to about 1900; Yale University Library, New Haven, Conn., from about 1900 to 2001; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

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