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Numismatics
Ruler: Unknown
Ruler: Tommaso Mercandetti, Italian, 1758–1821
Ruler: Pope Alexander VIII, Italian, 1610–1691
Mint: Rome
Artist: Giovanni Martino Hamerani, Italian, 1649–1705

1 Scudo of Unknown; Tommaso Mercandetti; Pope Alexander VIII from Rome

1690

Silver

32.08 g, 12:00, 43.1 mm
Transfer from the Yale University Library, Numismatic Collection, 2001, Gift of Reverend William H. Owen, B.A. 1897
2001.87.34473
Geography: 
Made in Rome, Italy
Culture: 
Papal
Period: 
17th 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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