Cosimo III de Medici (1670-1723) Silver Testone, 1676, Florence mint. COSMVS III DG MAG DVX ETRV VI, draped and cuirrased bust right. Rev. S. IOANNES – BAPTISTA, St. John the baptist seated on a rock, hand raised, holding a long cross, in the base incised in the rock, 1676 (Montagano 332/3).
Old cabinet tone, minor scratches on the obverse, good very fine or better. Rare coin.
Provenance: Ex. NAC, November 2008. Ex. Kunker, September 2010.