||Papal States. Paolo (Paul) III gold 2 Fiorini di Camera ND (1534-49), Rome mint, Fr-62, Berman-900, Muntoni-2, AU55 NGC. A truly spectacular design, with the strong, heavily bearded portrait of Paolo III facing left on the obverse, and Saint Peter fishing from a boat on the reverse. The strike is superb, the centering flawless, and the lustrous surfaces devoid of flaws. Rare in any condition, but extremely rare in this exceptional state of preservation. Ex: ?Colonel? E.H.R. Green; Green Estate? Partnership of Eric P Newman / B.G. Johnson.
Realized $32,900.00. Description courtesy of Heritage Auctions.