Genoa 1795 4 lire

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Heritage sale 3024, lot 24974
Genoa 1795 4 lire rev Heritage 3024-24974.jpg

This specimen was lot 24974 in Heritage sale 3024 (Chicago, April 2013), where it did not sell. The catalog description[1] noted, "Genoa. Republic 4 Lire 1795, MS63 NGC, nicely toned with glossy surfaces, tiny natural flaw on the leg of John the Baptist. Very scarce type in mint state." This type is listed for 1793-97 and is accompanied by a one, two (KM 244) and eight lire (KM 249).

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: 16.64 g, .889 fine silver, 35 mm diameter.

Catalog reference: KM 248, Mont-45.


  • Michael, Thomas, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2016.
  • Montenegro, Eupremio, Montenegro 2015: Manuale del Collezionista di Monete Italiane, 30 ed., Torino, Italy: Montenegro s.a.s., 2014.
  • [1]Bierrenbach, Cristiano, Warren Tucker and David Michaels, Heritage World and Ancient Coins Auction 3024, featuring the Kairos and Elizabeth McPhall Charters Collections, Dallas: Heritage Auction Galleries, 2013.

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