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    Choice Pietro Grimani Gold Ducatone of 12 Zecchini

    Venice. Pietro Grimani gold Ducatone of 12 Zecchini ND (1741-1752)-FP MS63 NGC, KM-Unl., Fr-Unl., CNI-VIIIb.15, Paolucci-138.8, Bellesia-Unl. 41.86gm. Francesco Pasqualigo as mintmaster. An exceedingly rare gold striking by Ducatone dies, produced to a 12 Zecchini weight standard. While the listed weight of 41.45gm for the Corpus Nummorum Italicorum specimen indicates the existence of at least one other example, we could not locate any in auction records, and it is quite likely that only a small handful exists, at most. This offering, then, preserved in choice condition, is all the more impressive and stands well above what might be considered "average" quality for this anything but common wider series, which encompasses all gold Ducatone weight multiples of Grimani's dogeship. A delicate satin texture is presented throughout, with luster glistening over fields that are absent any meaningful instances of handling to deter the eye. Anybody fortunate enough to experience this singular specimen in hand will agree: an opportunity to acquire a finer example of the type is either impossible or unlikely to be encountered again in a lifetime.

    From the Paramount Collection




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    Auction Dates
    March, 2021
    25th-27th Thursday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 15
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