PAUL IV


(May 23, 1555 – August 18, 1559)

Pope Paul  IV,






Pope Paul IV,
AE
30 mm



Obv.:

• PAVLVS • IIII • | • PONT • OPT • M •


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




Rome Rising Up

Rev.:


ROMA • RESVRGENS •


Allegorical figure representing Roma, with a military trophy and flags at her right and overturned architectural elements at left.



Mazio, 77
Spink 571.


This specimen is likely a modern restrike or reproduction.

 

Pope Paul IV,
AE
36 mm



Obv.:

• PAVLVS • IIII • | PONT • OPT • M •


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




Rome Rising Up

Rev.:

DOMVS • MEA • DOM | VS • ORATIONIS | • VOC •


Jesus driving the money-changers out of the Temple of Jerusalem.
(Mark 11:17 et docebat dicens eis non scriptum est quia domus mea domus orationis vocabitur omnibus gentibus vos autem fecistis eam speluncam latronum)


Mazio, 78
Spink 569.

 

Pope Paul IV,
AE
30 mm



Obv.:

• PAVLVS • IIII • | PONT • MAX•AN •V


Bust of the pope, bearded and mustachioed, r., wearing cope.



Rome Rising Up

Rev.:

DOMVS • MEA | DOM(us)•O(rationis) •


Jesus driving the money-changers out of the Temple of Jerusalem.
(Mark 11:17 et docebat dicens eis non scriptum est quia domus mea domus orationis vocabitur omnibus gentibus vos autem fecistis eam speluncam latronum)


Mazio, 79
Spink 579.

 

Pope Paul IV,
AE
39 mm



Obv.:

PAVLVS • IIII | PONT • OPT • M •


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




Figure of Justice

Rev.:


DISCITE • IVSTITIAM • MONITI


Allegorical figure representing Justice. striding to left, sword in left hand, scales of justice in right hand..




Mazio, —
Spink 575.



 

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