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WORLD GOLD: ITALY - STATES
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12633
Crusader States - Chios: Maona Society (ca 1382-1450) gold ducat (zecchino), imitating Venice issue of 2nd Doge Antonio Veniero (1382-1400). St Mark standing right, presenting banner to Doge kneeling left, rev Christ the Redeemer standing facing within mandorla with nine stars. EF, unusually well struck. 3.54g. Fr 2c (under Greece) cf Fr 1229 (Venice). Historically very interesting coin in much nicer than normally encountered quality. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$1000
12634
Ferrara: 1505-34 Alfonso Scudo d'Oro. Crowned shield of 6 fold arms with central shield, rev cross on Calvary Hill with lance & pole with sponge. Has been plugged, contained within ornate pendant mount, flan undulations. aVF. 5.3g. Fr-269. Scarce. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$500
12635
Parma: 1815 Maria Luigia (1815-1847) gold 40 Lira. 12.90g. Graded NGC 'AU 55'. Fr-933, KM C32. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$1200
12636
Piedmont (Sub-alpine) Republic: AN 10 (1801) Liberty Head 20 Francs 'ITALIE DELIVREE A MORENCO' with apostrophe before A & no dot (which is rarer than the apostrophe after A). This coin commemorates Napoleon's victory in the Battle of Marengo. Interestingly this is the world's first gold coin in decimal currency system. 6.47g. Graded PCGS 'MS 62', fully lustrous, near gem UNC. Very well struck with all intricate details fully clear. Sole highest graded example. Fr-1172, KM C5. Major rarity in such beautiful quality. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$7000
12637
Venice: ND (1709-22) Giovanni Corner II Zecchino. St Mark & doge, rev full length figure of Christ. gVF. KM-481, Fr 1372. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$700
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