Tuscany 1611 piastra Dav-4192

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Sincona sale 11, lot 1742
This specimen was lot 1742 in Sincona sale 11 (Zurich, May 2013), where it sold for 3,500 CHF (about US$4,333 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"ITALIEN Florenz Cosimo II. 1609-1621. Piastra 1611. Schrötlingsfehler. Gutes sehr schön-sehr schön. (grand duchy of Tuscany, Cosimo II, 1609-21, piastra of 1611. Minor planchet cracks, good very fine.)"
This type was struck 1611-13 and is quite expensive in all grades. It is the only piastra of Tuscany where the bust faces left.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: silver, this specimen 32,47 g.

Catalog reference: CNI XII,345,49. Davenport-4192.


  • 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, Auction 11, Zurich: Sincona AG, 2013.

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