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Medal - Death of Pope Paul VI, Australia, 1978 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 20624

Summary:
Australia
Death of Pope Paul VI, 1978 (AD)
Mint: Hafner
Other Details: Bust of Paul VI 3/4 facing right; above, POPE PAUL VI below 1963 - 1978 in small letters behind the Pope, the artist's name, HAFNER. Papal Arms on the reverse. Pope Paul VI was the son of a prominent newspaper editor. He was ordained in Bescia on 29 May 1920, studied in Rome and entered the Vatican secretariat of state in 1922. He became of one two presecretaries to Pope Pius XII, and from 1954 to 1963 was Archbishop of Milan. He worked to improve relations between workers and employers and social relations more generally. In 1958 he became a Cardinal. As Pope he contined the reforms of John XXII, reconvening the Second Vatican Council and supervising reforms including the vernacularization and reform of the liturgy.
Description:
Bust of Paul VI 3/4 facing right; above, POPE PAUL VI below 1963 - 1978
in small letters behind the Pope, the artist's name, HAFNER. Papal Arms on the reverse.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Emil Hafner, 1985
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 44 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 39.202 g (Weight)

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Tagged with: papal visits, popes catholic church, religions, nba
Themes this item is part of: Public Life & Institutions Collection, Emil Hafner, Engraver (circa 1920s- ), Emil Hafner, Engraver (circa 1920s- ), Pope Paul VI, Roman Catholic Church (1897-1978)
Primary Classification: MEDALS
Secondary Classification: Commemorative
Tertiary Classification: religions
Series: Australian Commemorative Medals
DateEra: 1978 AD
Obverse Description: Bust of Paul VI 3/4 facing right; above, POPE PAUL VI below 1963 - 1978
in small letters behind the Pope, the artist's name, HAFNER
Reverse Description: Papal Arms
Edge Description: Plain
Inscriptions: (edge)
(obverse) Bust of Paul VI 3/4 facing right; above, POPE PAUL VI below 1963 - 1978
in small letters behind the Pope, the artist's name, HAFNER
(reverse) Papal Arms
Shape: round
Material: Copper
Issued By: Australia, 1978
Mint: Hafner (Mint), Victoria, Australia, 1978
Artist: Emil Hafner, Victoria, Australia, 1978
Person Depicted: Pope Paul VI, Victoria, Australia, 1978
References: Car. 1978/9

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