Beautiful 1400-13 Gold Coin Venice Italy Ducat Michael Steno Fr. 1230 PCGS MS64
Description: Beautiful gold coin showing no date from Venice Italy. This is a one Zecchino or Ducat from the times of Michael Steno in the period of 1400-1413. The coin shows Doge kneeling before St. Mark, who holds staff in right hand with the legend "MIChAEL* ST?N' | â€¢ S | â€¢ M | â€¢ V | ? | N | ? | T | I" on the obverse. The reverse shows full length Christ the Redeemer standing facing forward within beaded ellipse lined with 9 stars. The reverse has the legend "SITÂ·TÂ·XPEÂ·DATÂ·QÂ·TV REGISÂ·ISTEÂ·DVCAT" surrounding the image of Christ along the edge. The coin is undated but was issued during the period 1400-1413. The coin is much better than the photos suggest. It is beautiful with great eye appeal. It is Fr. 1230, weighs ~3.07 gm (noted on slab) and measures ~21 mm. The coin is graded Mint State MS64 by PCGS and comes in a plastic slab so labeled. Please carefully review the photos provided as they are part and parcel of our description.
Date: ND (1400-1413).
Size and Weight: This is a one Zecchino or Ducat that is ~21 mm in diameter and weighs ~3.07 grams of 0.9990 gold.
References: Fr. 1230.
Condition: The coin is graded Mint State (MS) 64 by PCGS and comes in a plastic slab so labeled. It has great brilliance and a sharp strike on each side. it shows no signs of wear and maintains a lustrous appearance. The coin is much better than the photos suggest. Please see photos to appreciate the beauty of this coin and for additional condition information.
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