Italy, Papal States, Innocent XII (1691-1700), silver Half Piastra, 1699, year IX, Rome. Bust in ecclesiastical vestments right, titles around. Rev. St. John the Baptist preaching to the crowd, PARATE VIAM DOMINI (prepare the way of the Lord) over, date below, 16.00g (CNI 123; Munt. 36).
Toned, especially on reverse, about extremely fine or better, an exceptional example of a particularly interesting type.