Livorno 1707 pezza della rosa Dav-1501

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CNG Lissner sale, lot 520

This specimen was lot 520 in Classical Numismatic Group's sale of the Lissner Collection (Chicago, August 2014), where it sold for $7,562.50. The catalog description[1] noted, "ITALY, Livorno (Granducato). Cosimo III de Medici. 1670-1723. AR Pezza della Rosa. Livorno mint. Dated 1707. In NGC encapsulation graded MS 64. Choice light violet toned uncirculated. Superb fields and strong strike. Only one graded higher for the whole series. Purchased from Empire Coins, January 1990." This type is noted for 1701-18 (this is the second subtype, issued 1706-18) and is rather expensive.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: silver, this specimen Ø42 mm, 25.86 g, 6h axis.

Catalog reference: KM 15.4, Dav-1501.


  • Michael, Thomas, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2016.
  • Davenport, John S., European Crowns, 1700-1800, 2nd Ed., London: Spink & Son, 1964.
  • [1]Teller, M. Louis, and Victor England, Jr., The Richard Lissner Collection, Lancaster, PA: Classical Numismatic Group, 2014.

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