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Lot 30172

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Type Coin
Title Lot 30172
Date 1484-92
Country Italy
Service Catalog # 751651
Denomination 1F'C
Description Papal States. Innocent VIII gold Fiorino di Camera ND (1484-92), Macerata mint, Fr-26, Berman-512, MS63 NGC. o INNOCEN | TIVS o PP o VIII o, Papal arms in quadrilobe / o SANCTVS o PETRVS o MACERATA o, St. Peter fishing from a boat. A particularly choice example, even at the assigned grade level,. Bright luster provides considerable flash to the surfaces, and an intricately defined strike is perfectly centered on the flan. A 90 degree counter-clockwise rotation is noted on the reverse. An extremely rare issue from this short-lived mint with the last traceable sale occurring in 10/1999, and the most comparable sale in terms of condition, a specimen termed FDC, occurring on 10/1990 for 6,000 Swiss Francs. Realized $9,400.00. Description courtesy of Heritage Auctions.

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