Livorno 1708 tollero Dav-1500
This specimen was lot 20496 in Ponterio sale 161 (Chicago, August 2011), where it sold for $920. The catalog description noted, "ITALY. Tuscany. Tollero, 1708. Cosimo III (1670-1723). Livorno (Leghorn). Toned. NGC EF-45." This type was struck by the Medici Grand Duke of Tuscany for Livorno 1707-23. The Italian word tollero may be translated into the German word thaler or the English word dollar.
Recorded mintage: unknown.
Specification: silver, 27 g.
- 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.
- Ponterio, Rick, et al., Ponterio sale 161: The Chicago ANA Auction, Irvine, CA: Stack's-Bowers, LLC, 2011.