Parma 1628 scudo Dav-4120

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Sincona sale 23, lot 2846
This specimen was lot 2846 in Sincona sale 23 (Zurich, May 2015), where it sold for 850 CHF (about US$1,068 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"ITALIEN, Parma, Odoardo Farnese, 1622-1646 Scudo 1628. Gutes sehr schön. (duchy of Parma, Edward Farnese (1622-46), scudo of 1628, good very fine.)"
This scarce scudo is noted for 1626-29. The light weight suggests that this coin may have been clipped. The duchy of Piacenza was united with the duchy of Parma in the eighteenth century.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: silver; this specimen is 23.15 g.

Catalog reference: MIR 1013/6, Dav-4120.

Source:

  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700, 6th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.
  • [1]Richter, Jürg, Ruedi Kunzmann and Arne Kirsch, Numismatic Coins & Medals, Auction 23, Zurich: SINCONA AG, 2015.

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