Venice (1462-71) zecchino Fr.1234
"ITALY, Venice, Cristoforo Moro, 1462-1471 Ducato o. J. Selten. Gutes vorzüglich. Attraktives Exemplar. (Italy, republic of Venice, Cristoforo Moro, 1462-71, undated ducat, scarce, good extremely fine, attractive.)"The republic of Venice invented the ducat in the late 1200's and issued them more or less continuously until the final collapse in 1797. This is a slightly better type.
Recorded mintage: unknown.
Specification: 3.5 g, .986 fine gold, .110 troy oz AGW; this specimen 3.54 g.
Catalog reference: Montenegro 184. Fr-1234.
- Friedberg, Arthur L. and Ira S. Friedberg, Gold Coins of the World, From Ancient Times to the Present, 7th ed., Clifton, NJ: Coin and Currency Institute, 2003.
- Richter, Jürg, Ruedi Kunzmann and Arne Kirsch, Numismatic Coins & Medals, Auction 26, Zurich: SINCONA AG, 2015.