22 March 2000
Giuseppe Archinto, Cardinal Archbishop of Milan, bronze medal by P Cokazzini, bust left, rev. PIETATI AC DOCTRINAE, angel holding wreath over shield, 46mm., extremely fine, very rare
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Giuseppe Archinto (1651-1712), of a noble Milanese family, served as Papal Nuncio in Tuscany (1686), Venice (1689), and Spain (1691). This undated medal celebrates his appointment as Cardinal Archbishop of Milan in 1699.
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