Venice (1779-80) 2 zecchini KM-Pn191
This specimen was lot 3099 in Stack's Bowers NYINC sale (New York, January 2017), where it sold for $1,410. The catalog description noted, "ITALY. Venice. 2 Zecchini, ND (ca. 1779-80)-RB. Paolo Renier (1779-89). NGC EF Details--Plugged. RARE. Struck with 1/4 Ducato dies. Plugged at 12 o'clock, most likely from a brief period when it was worn as a necklace or pendant. Nicely struck with full legends, and expertly repaired."
Recorded mintage: unknown.
Specification: 7 g, .986 fine gold.
Catalog reference: Fr-unlisted; KM-Pn191; Mont-3063; Scarfea-1819.
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- Ponterio, Richard, The January 2017 NYINC Sale: Ancient Coins, World Coins & Paper Money, featuring the Richard Stuart Collection, Santa Ana, CA: Stack's Bowers LLC, 2016.