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Clement VIII (Pope, 1592–1605)

Medalist: Giorgio Rancetti (ca. 1550–1611)
Italian, Rome
Diameter: 1 3/8 in. (35 mm)
Medals and Plaquettes
Credit Line:
Bequest of Rupert L. Joseph, 1959
Accession Number:
Not on view
Medal struck to commemorate the reversion of the Duchy of Ferrara to the Pope in 1598.
Signature: Obverse, on tranche: GEOR. R.

Inscription: Obverse: (in margin) CLEMENS.VIII.PONT.M.A.VII

Reverse: (in margin) FERRARIA RECVPERATA
Mr. Rupert L. Joseph (until 1959; bequeathed to MMA)
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