ITALY.TUSCANY.Cosimo I di Medici, 2nd period AD 1555-1569 Duke of Florence and Siena.AR.Testone,, N.D.~#~.Saint John The Baptist.

Ancient Coins - ITALY.TUSCANY.Cosimo I di Medici, 2nd period AD 1555-1569 Duke of Florence and Siena.AR.Testone,, N.D.~#~.Saint John The Baptist.
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ITALY.TUSCANY.Cosimo I di Medici, 2nd period AD 1555-1569 Duke of Florence and Siena.AR.Testone,, N.D.
( 8.89g, 30.4mm, 6h)
COSMVS MED FLOREN ET SENARVM DVX II,cuirassed and bearded bust right of Cosimo.
Reverse. S IOANNES BAPTISTA, Saint John The Baptist seated on rocks right hand raised, index finger pointing to heaven, staff surmounted by a cross in left hand.
weak strike, better than very fine; old gray collection tone.
Ref:CNI XII pg.271.211.


Cosimo defeated the sienese army at the battle of Marciano in 1554.The city fell after a siege lasting 15 months in April 1555.In 1569 Cosimo was elevated by Pope Pius V to Grand Duke of Tuscany.
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