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Lot 30207

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Type Coin
Title Lot 30207
Date 1768
Country Italy
Service Catalog # 661000
Denomination Osella
Description Venice-Murano. Alvise IV Mocenigo gold Osella of 4 Zecchini 1768, Paolucci-655, Nomisma 10/F (R5), CNI 13, 13.87g, AU58 NGC. Obv. The arms of the Doge. Rev. The arms of the four deputies. Well-struck, with an elaborate design; only a few light marks are seen. A very rare type. Murano, a community of islands in the Venetian lagoon, was once an independent township, but is now under the administration of Venice. Murano is world-renowned for its wonderful glassblowing. Ex: ?Colonel? E.H.R. Green; Green Estate? Partnership of Eric P Newman / B.G. Johnson. ? Realized $12,925.00. Description courtesy of Heritage Auctions.

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