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Innocent XI, by Giovanni Hamerani, dated 1679, bust right wearing tiara and cope with floral decoration, OPVS on truncation and IO HAMERANVS below, rev. FECIT PACEM SVPRA TERRAM, Innocence holding an incense burner, a lamb at her side, an angel holding an olive branch above, 1679 incuse to left, 49mm. (L.1428-1430; Maz.335), lightly tooled in the fields, nearly extremely fine, very rare
Innocent XI, by Giovanni Hamerani, dated 1679, bust right wearing tiara and cope with floral decoration, OPVS on truncation and IO HAMERANVS below, rev. FECIT PACEM SVPRA TERRAM, Innocence holding an incense burner, a lamb at her side, an angel holding an olive branch above, 1679 incuse to left, 49mm. (L.1428-1430; Maz.335), lightly tooled in the fields, nearly extremely fine, very rare

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Innocent XI, by Giovanni Hamerani, dated 1679, bust right wearing tiara and cope with floral decoration, OPVS on truncation and IO HAMERANVS below, rev. FECIT PACEM SVPRA TERRAM, Innocence holding an incense burner, a lamb at her side, an angel holding an olive branch above, 1679 incuse to left, 49mm. (L.1428-1430; Maz.335), lightly tooled in the fields, nearly extremely fine, very rare

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The reverse commemorates the peace of 1679 between France and Austria, concluded in part by Papal intervention.

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