Pisa 1619 tallero Dav-4195

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Sincona sale 11, lot 1867
This specimen was lot 1867 in Sincona sale 11 (Zurich, May 2013), where it sold for 1,200 CHF (about US$1,486 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"ITALIEN Pisa Cosimo II. 1609-1621. Tallero 1619. Vorzüglich. (city of Pisa, Cosimo II (1609-21), tallero of 1619, extremely fine.)"
Pisa, after a long career as an independent city state in the Middle Ages, fell under Florentine domination in Renaissance times. After the Florentine republic collapsed, Pisa became part of the Grand Duchy of Tuscany, ruled by the Medicis until 1723. The type is listed in the SCWC for 1614-20.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: silver; this specimen is 28.22 g.

Catalog reference: CNI XI,330,13, Dav-4195.

Source:

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

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