Sardinia 1797 1/2 doppia Fr-1127

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Ponterio sale 168, lot 40223
photo courtesy Stack's-Bowers LLC

This specimen was lot 40223 in Ponterio sale 168 (Philadelphia, August 2012), where it sold for $5,288. The catalog description[1] noted, "ITALY. Sardinia. 1/2 Doppia, 1797. NGC MS-61. Carlo Emanuele IV (1796-1802). Very scarce two year type. From the Demarete Collection."

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: 4.56 g, .905 fine gold, .132 troy oz AGW.

Catalog reference: Fr-1127; C-85; MIR-1011a; Gig-5; Mont-6.


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  • [1]Ponterio, Richard, Ponterio sale 168: The Official ANA Auction, Irvine, CA: Stack's Bowers LLC, 2012.

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