CELLINI, Benvenuto
(b. 1500, Firenze, d. 1571, Firenze)

'Two Carlini' of Clemens VII

1520s
Silver
Gabinetti Numismatici, Turin

Carlino was a small silver coin of the Kingdom of the Two Sicilies, first struck in the 13th century. It was named after Charles (Carlo) of Anjou. The obverse side of the coin shows Pope Clemens VII, while the reverse side St Peter saved by Christ.




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