Nice Extremely Fine Gold Coin Venice Italy Zecchino or Ducat Pasquale Cicogna ND (1585-1595) Friedberg 1270
Description: Beautiful gold coin showing no date from Venice Italy. This is a one Zacchino or Ducat from the times of Pasquale Cicogna in the period of 1585-1595. The coin shows Christ the Redeemer standing facing within mandorla of sixteen stars on the obverse. The obverse has the legend "SIT T XPE DAT Q TV REGIS ISTE DVCAT" surrounding the image of Christ along the edge. The reverse shows St. Mark standing right, presenting cruciform staff to Doge kneeling left with the legend "PASC / CICON / DVX / S M VENET." The coin is undated but was issued during the period 1585-95. The coin is much better than the photos suggest. It is beautiful with nice eye appeal. It is Fr. 1270 weighing ~3.4 gm and measures ~20 mm. Please carefully review the photos provided as they are part and parcel of our description.
Date: ND (1585-1595).
Size and Weight: This is a one Zacchino or Ducat that is ~20 mm in diameter and weighs ~3.4 grams.
References: It is Fr. 1270.
Condition: For international buyers, please note that the new US postal rates for overseas shipping are very high and we are unable to change them. Additional charges will be incurred depending on the value of the item. Please check the cost of shipping before bidding. I would grade this coin as extremely fine. Its details are well preserved and has a nice eye appeal. It does have wear commensurate with its age and circulated state. The coin may have been cleaned sometime in the past, but it is still great looking. It has no noticeable issues or problems. 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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