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102605 | ITALY. Pope Pius XI silver Medal.

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    102605  |  ITALY. Pope Pius XI silver Medal. Issued 1927 Year VI. On the construction of the Palazzo del Governatorato in Vaticano, originally planned as the seat of the Seminario Romano Minore (44mm, 35.36 g, 12h). By A. Mistruzzi in Rome.


    PIVS XI PONT MAX AN VI, bust left, wearing zucchetto, mantum, and pallium // SEMINARIO MIN ROM AD VAT AMPLIANDO, perspective façade of the Palazzo del Governatorato; in two lines in exergue, LAPIS AVSPIC P / A MCMXXVII. Edge: Plain.


    Bartolotti E927; Rinaldi 121; Modesti 144. Mint State. Extremely brilliant in the fields, with intense peripheral rings of iridescence on each side; a few lightly scattered marks are noted for completeness.


    Built in the eclectic style, the Palazzo del Governatorato was created by adjoining three adjacent buildings between 1927 and 1931, and serves as the Pontifical Commission for Vatican City State.


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