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12 Feb 2016

Pope Pius VIII

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This 1830 coin was struck upon the death of Pope Pius VIII.He had been a popular choice for pope for many years but had been passed overseveral times possibly due to his chronic poor health.He was finally elected at the Papal Conclave and his coronation was April 5th, 1829. His reign was short due to his death on November 30th, 1830.

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