Clement IX, portrait by Maratta

CLEMENT IX




(June 20, 1667 — December 9, 1669)







Clement IX, 1687 Æ




Obv.:

CLEM • IX • P • M | CREAT • XX • IVN • 1667 •

Bust of the pope, r., wearing camauro, mozzetta, and stole.






wreath


Rev.:


+ CONSTANTIA SILVERII AD IMITAN • PROPOSITA

Papal Tiara above a pair of crossed keys.



Clement IX was elected on the Feast of St. Silverius, June 20.


Mazio, 280.
Spink 1247.




Clement IX, 1667 Æ




Obv.:

CLEM • IX • PONT | MAX • A • I •

Bust of the pope, l., wearing camauro, mozzetta, and stole.






wreath



Rev.:

DEDIT | INDICA ROSA | ODOREM | SVAVITATIS | 1668

Wreath of roses. Celebrates the Beatification of (Saint) Rose of Lima. [Montor VI, 88]





Mazio, 281.
Spink, 1255.

 

Clement IX, 1668 Æ




Obv.:

CLEM • IX • PONT | • MAX • AN • II •

Bust of the pope, l., wearing camauro, mozzetta, and stole.






Procession of bishops entering St. Peter's Basilica



Rev.:

PACE POPVLIS SVIS | A DOMINO | CONCESSA

Procession of clergy in St. Peter's Square, entering basilica to celebrate a Te Deum for the Peace of Aachen. [Moroni XIV, 55]





Mazio, 288.
Spink 1265.

 

Clement IX, 1669

Æ




Obv.:

CLEMENS • IX • PONT MAX • AN • III •

(beneath bust:) ALB HAMERAN

Bust of the pope, r., wearing camauro, mozzetta, and stole.






The Pons Aelia across the Tiber



Rev.:

ÆLIO • PONTE • EXORNATO

The Pons Aelia leading to the Castel S. Angelo on the left bank of the Tiber River.




Engraver: Alberto Hamerani
Mazio, 294.
Spink 1280-1281.


See F. Artaud de Montor, Histoire des souverains pontifes romains Volume VI (Paris 1851) 84-86.



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