Genoa 1640-IBS 2 scudi Dav-LS553

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Stack's Bowers 2015 NYINC sale, lot 1164
Genoa Stacks Jan15-1164r.jpg
Genoa about 1700

This specimen was lot 1164 in Stacks-Bowers NYINC sale (New York, January 2015), where it did not sell. The catalog description[1] noted, "ITALY. Genoa. 2 Scudi, 1640-iBSvs. NGC EF-45. Attractively toned, large size silver multiple." The republic of Genoa simultaneously struck scudi stretti, scudi largi, and double scudi (shown here). This type is listed for 1638-1719 tho not struck every year.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: 76 g, silver.

Catalog reference: Dav-LS553; KM-82; MIR-290/2.

Source:

  • [1]Ponterio, Richard, The January 2015 NYINC Auction: Ancient Coins, World Coins & Paper Money, Featuring the John W. Adams and Ray Czabor Collections, Irvine, CA: Stack's Bowers LLC, 2014.
  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700, 6th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.

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