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Vatican City (Italian States), silver medal, Benedetto XV (Giacomo della Chiesa), Rome Year IV (1918

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Vatican City (Italian States), silver medal, Benedetto XV (Giacomo della Chiesa), Rome Year IV (1918
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Vatican City (Italian States), silver medal, Benedetto XV (Giacomo della Chiesa), Rome Year IV (1918), Oriental Prelates, by Bianchi, NGC MS 65. Bartolotti-E918; Rinaldi-114. 43mm. Obverse with left-facing bust of the Pope within legend BENEDICTUS XV / PONT MAX A IV; reverse with seated Pope with six standing prelate at the Vatican, exergue ORIENTIS CHRISTIANI / STVDIIS AVCTIS. Beautiful peacock toning with bright splashes of blue on reverse, the obverse a mix of magenta, gold and peridot-green, with much underlying luster and virtually no marks or flattening on the high points of the high-relief design. (Note: label says 1917-DATED NEW ECCLESIASTICAL CODE in error). NGC #4785081-010.