102399 | ITALY. Vatican City. Pope Saint Ioannes XXIII silver Medal.
102399 | ITALY. Vatican City. Pope Saint Ioannes XXIII silver Medal. Issued 1962/Year V. The pilgrimage to the two sanctuaries (44mm, 40.09 g, 12h). By P. Giampaoli in Rome.
IOANNES • XXIII • PONTIFEX • MAXIMVS / ANNO • V, bust right, wearing galero and stole // A • D • IV • NON • OCT • A • MCMLXII, view of the churches of Loretto and Assisi; in five lines in exergue, OECVMENICVM • CONCILIVM • VAT • II / PROXIME • CELEBRATVRVS / AD • BASILICAS / LAVRETANAM • ET • ASISIENSEM / PEREGRINATVR. Edge: Plain.
Bartolotti E394; Modesti 144; Rinaldi 157. Choice Mint State. Highly brilliant and flashy, with just a hint of peripheral color nearer the edges; some minor haze is observed, along with a few light marks upon the pope's cheek. Includes original box of issue.
Upload: 1 August 2023.