PIUS V



(January 7, 1566 – May 1, 1572)
Pius V Ghislieri








Pius V, engraved medal portrait Obv.:

PIVS · V · PONTIFEX · MAX

Bust of Pius V, r., bearheaded, wearing cope.

Jesus and Apostles in a boat at sea in storm Rev.:

IMPERA·D(omi)NE·ET·FAC·TRANQVILITATEM


Jesus and apostles in a boat with a sail on a choppy sea.


Mazio, 105.
Spink 643. [a modern imitation]



Pius V Obv.:

•PIVS• V •PONTIFEX•MAX•

Bust of Pius V, r., bearheaded, wearing cope.

Allegorical figure of Peace

Rev.:

PAX


Allegorical figure of Peace, cornucopia in left hand, pointing with seceptre (or torch )in right hand to treasures.


Mazio, 101.
Spink 636.




Pius V

AE

 

Obv.:

PIVS• V •PONTIFEX•MAX•

Bust of Pius V, l., bearheaded, wearing cope.

 



Grove of trees with a temple at the center, the Holy Spirit above

Rev.:

E TENEBRIS DIES | E LVCO LVX | LVCET


A temple in a garden amidst a grove of trees (lucus), the Holy Spirit in the form of a dove spreading light (lux) from above.


Mazio, 98.
Spink 632.

 

Pius V

AE

 

Obv.:

PIVS• V • PONTIFEX•MAXIMVS•AN• V •

IO•AN R• F

Bust of Pius V, r., bareheaded, wearing cope and morse with heads of Sts. Peter and Paul

 


Grove of trees with a temple at the center, the Holy Spirit above

Rev.:

FECIT• POTENTIAM• IN• BRACCHIO•SVO• DISPERSIT•SVPERBOS (Luke 1. 51)

(in exergue;) 1570


Pope kneeling in prayer at right, before Lateran, with his courtiers; a battle at right. Angels of heaven and clouds above.

Engraver: G. A. De Rossi
Mazio, —.
Spink 647.

Victories over the Huguenots at Jarnac and at Moncontour (1569) (Spink)
F. Artaud de Montor, Histoire des souverains pontifes IV (Paris 1851, 284 #4.
a modern reproduction

 

Pius V

AE

 

Obv.:

PIVS• V • PONT OPT•MAX•ANNO• VI •

P•P

Bust of Pius V, l., wearing camauro and mozzetta.

 



Grove of trees with a temple at the center, the Holy Spirit above

Rev.:

DOMINE QVIS | SIMILIS TIBI      (Psalm 89. 8 ?)

GASP MOLO

C•PRIV•S•PONT•


Portrait of Christ.


Mazio, 108.
Spink 666.




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