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Lot 30040


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Type Coin
Title Lot 30040
Date 1813
Country Croatia
Service Catalog # 989073
Denomination 4 Francs
Description Zara Occupation silver 4 Francs 60 Centimes (1 ounce) 1813, KM1, Dav-49, MS63 NGC. Obv. Crowned eagle dividing ZARA and 1813 in diamond shaped stamp in center of flan. Rev. 1.0./4F60C in square stamp in center. A rather rudimentary piece issued during the Austrian siege of Zara (Zadar) in 1813. Though crudely made, this is an exceptional example of the type. The city fell after brutal fighting and remained under Austria until 1918. Realized $8,225.00. Description courtesy of Heritage Auctions.

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