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77001490

Dies by Benvenuto Cellini

Sale: Triton XI, Lot: 1490. Estimate $2000. 
Closing Date: Monday, 7 January 2008. 
Sold For $2400. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

ITALY, Papal Coinage. Clement VII. 1523-1534. AR Doppio Carlino (5.33 g, 10h). Dies engraved by Benvenuto Cellini. Rome mint; mm: crossed hands. CLEMENS • VII • PONT • MAX, bare-headed and mantled bust left / QVARE DVBITASTI, Christ advancing left on water, pulling up a struggling St. Peter. CNI XV 60; Muntoni 43; Berman 841. Good VF, lightly toned. Exquisite die workmanship.