Piacenza 1628 scudo Dav-4128

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Sincona sale 11, lot 1865
This specimen was lot 1865 in Sincona sale 11 (Zurich, May 2013), where it sold for 350 CHF (about US$433 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"ITALIEN Piacenza Odoardo Farnese, 1622-1646. Scudo 1628. Min. Schrötlingsf. am Rd. Sehr schön. (duchy of Piacenza, Odoardo Farnese, 1622-1646, scudo of 1628. Rim flaws, very fine.)"
This scarce scudo is noted for 1628-36. The duchy of Piacenza was united with the duchy of Parma in the eighteenth century.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: silver; this specimen is 27.10 g.

Catalog reference: Dav-4128.


  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700, 6th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.
  • Davenport, John S., European Crowns, 1600-1700, Galesburg, IL, 1974.
  • [1]Numismatic Coins, Medals, Banknotes & Books: Auction 11, Zurich: SINCONA AG, 2013.

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