Meepzorp's Ancient Coins


Medieval Italy


Milan, Part 7


1556 - 1700


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Italy, Milan, Filippo II, 1556-1598, billon Parpagliola, 2.18g
MEDIOLANI D, crowned coat (shield) of arms, containing
2 eagles and 2 bisce, holding human in jaws/
PROVIDENTIA, Providentia standing, leaning
on column, pointing wand at globe
MIR (Varesi) 328, Crippa 43
Posted January 2017







Italy, Milan, Philip II, 1556-1598, billon Trillina, 15 mm, 1.04g
(shield) REX HISPANIARVM,
crowned letter F between 2 rosettes, pellet/
(rosette) MEDIOLANI DVX,
cross, eagle and biscia (serpent) in quarters
MIR (Varesi) 335/3, Crippa 51,
CNI 426-438, Rare (R1)
Posted July 2019







Italy, Milan, Filippo III d'Espana, 1598-1621, billon 4 Soldi, dated 1608, 2.69g
HISPAN REX E C 1608,
crowned PHI III/
MLI DVX 4,
crowned coat (shield) of arms containing eagles and biscia
(serpents); crown contains palm and olive branches
MIR (Varesi) 350 (cross-references to Crippa 19),
Crippa 16, CNI 131-142, N&V 370, Scarce (NC)
Posted July 2019







Italy, Milan, Filippo IV d'Espana, 1621-1665, AE Quattrino, 2.50g
PHILIPPVS IIII REX HIS, armored bust/
MEDIOLANI DVX, cross, elements of arms
(2 bisce and 2 eagles?) in angles
CNI 203-214, MIR (Varesi) 376, Crippa 27
Posted January 2017


Note: This example was struck on a short, thick, squared flan.







Italy, Milan, Charles II, 1674-1700, AE Quattrino
CAROLVS II REX H, bust of Charles II/
crowned MLNI DVX,
all within garland (or wreath?)
CNI 135-140, MIR (Varesi) 392/1, Crippa 14
Posted January 2017


Note: This example was struck on a squared flan.