Italy, Florence, Cosimo III de Medici, Silver Piastra

Item Reference: C145JG054440 In Stock Share
Italy, Florence, Cosimo III de’ Medici (1670-1723), silver Piastra, 1680 (obverse) / 1681 (reverse), third series, cuirassed and draped bust right over date, titles around. Rev. Christ being baptised by…
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Description

Italy, Florence, Cosimo III de’ Medici (1670-1723), silver Piastra, 1680 (obverse) / 1681 (reverse), third series, cuirassed and draped bust right over date, titles around. Rev. Christ being baptised by St. John, dove over, FILIVS MEVS DILEC TVS, 30.9g (CNI 65/66; Dav. 4210; MIR 328).

Nearly very fine, rare, this type seldom seen in really good condition.

Ex NAC auction 53, 7 November 2009, lot 50 (realised €1,200).

Specification

Period1670 - 1723 AD
Date1680/1
Coin Group

World

Denomination

Piastra

Coin Ruler

Tuscany

Country

Italy

Coin House

Italian States

Metal

Silver

ReferencesCNI 65/66; Dav. 4210; MIR 328
Weight30.9 g

Provenance

Ex NAC auction 53, 7 November 2009, lot 50 (realised €1,200).

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