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Page revised in January 2011.

- Quadrant 1 - NW - St. Peter's


LIST OF COATS OF ARMS IN THIS QUADRANT
The buildings are linked to a page where they are shown together with an XVIIIth century etching by Giuseppe Vasi. The links at the names of the popes open in a separate window showing their coat of arms only.

Location of the coat of arms Pope Notes
1) S. Pietro Urban VI Bartolomeo Prignano 1378-89
Gregory XIII Ugo Boncompagni 1572-85
Paul V Camillo Borghese 1605-21
Pius VI Giovan Angelo Braschi 1775-99
Leo XIII Gioacchino Pecci 1878-1903
John Paul II Karol Wojtyla 1978-2005
In the Grotte Vaticane
Heraldic symbol
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On the dome
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2) Piazza di S. Pietro Alexander VII Fabio Chigi 1655-67
Innocent XIII Michelangelo Conti 1721-24
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Heraldic symbols (eagles)
3) Palazzo Apostolico Leo X Giovanni de' Medici 1513-21
Paul VI Giovanni Battista Montini 1963-78
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4) Cappella Sistina Sixtus IV Francesco Della Rovere 1471-84 -
5) Corridoi del Vaticano Benedict XIII Vincenzo Maria Orsini 1724-30
Benedict XIV Prospero Lambertini 1740-58
Pius VII Barnaba Chiaramonti 1800-23
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6) Cortile della Pigna John Paul I Albino Luciani 1978 The small coat of arms
7) Museo Pio-Clementino Clement XIV Vincenzo Ganganelli 1769-74 -
8) Entrance to Musei Vaticani
Pius XI Achille Ratti 1922-39 -
9) Vatican Gardens
Benedict XVI Joseph Ratzinger 2005- Behind the dome of S. Pietro
10) Tower near Porta Pertusa
John XXIII Angelo Roncalli 1958-63 Heraldic symbols
11) Acqua Lancisiana
Pius VIII Francesco Castiglioni 1829-30 -
12) Via della Conciliazione Pius XII Eugenio Pacelli 1939-58 -
13) Castel Sant'Angelo Alexander VI Rodrigo Borgia 1492-1503 -
14) Ponte degli Angeli Clement VII Giulio de' Medici 1523-34 -
15) Porta S. Pancrazio
Pius IX G. Maria Mastai-Ferretti 1846-78 -
16) S. Maria dell'Anima Adrian VI Adrian Florisze 1522-23 -
17) Fontana dei Quattro Fiumi Innocent X Giovan Battista Pamphili 1644-55 -
18) Palazzo Spada Julius III G. Maria Ciocchi del Monte 1550-55 -

Move to another quadrant:
Quadrant 2 - NE - Spanish Steps
Quadrant 3 - SW - Trastevere
Quadrant 4 - SE - St. John Lateran
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SEE THESE OTHER PAGES DEALING WITH THE COATS OF ARMS OF THE POPES