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Numismatics
Ruler: Unknown
Ruler: Pope Pius VI, Italian, 1717–1799
Mint: Rome
Artist: Tommaso Mercandetti, Italian, 1758–1821

1 Testone of Unknown; Pope Pius VI from Rome

1796

Silver

7.65 g, 12:00, 30.1 mm
Transfer from the Yale University Library, Numismatic Collection, 2001, Gift of Reverend William H. Owen, B.A. 1897
2001.87.33979
Geography: 
Made in Rome, Italy
Status: 
By appointment
Culture: 
Papal
Period: 
18th century
Classification: 
Numismatics
Provenance: 

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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