Livorno 1660 luigino

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Tuscany 1660 luigino obv Stacks 1010-778.jpg
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This specimen was lot 778 in Stack's Coin Galleries sale (New York, October 2010), where it sold for $632.50. The catalog description[1] noted,
"ITALIAN STATES. TUSCANY. Ferdinando II de Medici, 1621-1670. Luigino, 1660. Livorno. Head r. in radiate crown of ruling Grand Duke. Rv. Crowned Arms with three fleurs de lis on a roundel. Marvelous preservation is enhanced by bold lustre. Uncirculated."
Several Italian states struck this denomination, roughly equal to a French twelfth écu. Livorno issued this type 1657-65.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: 2.22 g, silver.

Catalog reference: KM 8.

Source:

  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700, 6th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.
  • [1]Kraljevich, John, Frank Van Valen and Christine Karstedt, Coin Galleries Mail and Internet Bid Sale, New York: Stack's, 2010.

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