Mantua 1627 2 doppie Fr-567

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Sincona sale 54, lot 634
This specimen was lot 634 in Sincona sale 54 (Zurich, May 2019), where it sold for 35,000 CHF (about US$41,650 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"Vincenzo II. Gonzaga, 1626-1627. Da 2 Doppie 1627, Mantova. Von grösster Seltenheit. Gutes sehr schön. Überdurchschnittliche Erhaltung. Kleiner Schrötlingsfehler. (duchy of Mantua, Vincent II Gonzaga, 1626-27, double doppie of 1627, Mantua mint. Of the highest rarity, Good very fine, Extraordinary condition, Minor flan defect.)"
This very rare issue also comes undated. Two doppie = 4 ducati.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: 13.00-13.05 g, 29 mm diameter, this specimen 13.07 g.

Catalog reference: KM 100, MIR 620 (R4). Fr. 567.

Source:

  • Friedberg, Arthur L. and Ira S. Friedberg, Gold Coins of the World, From Ancient Times to the Present, 7th ed., Clifton, NJ: Coin and Currency Institute, 2003.
  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700, 6th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.
  • [1]Richter, Jurg, Sincona Auction 54: Gold Coins and Medals, Zurich: SINCONA AG, 2019.

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