||Venice. Paolo Renier gold Osella of 4 Zecchini 1784-FD, Paolucci-489, Nomisma-407 (R4), mintmaster Francesco Dandolo, 13.9 gm, UNC Details (Scratches) NGC. Obv. A female leaning against a rudder with her left arm and holding a spear in her right hand. Rev. Four-line inscription with the date 1784, and F-D below. Boldly struck, and lustrous, with minor hairlines on the reverse and noticeably heavier graffiti in the obverse fields. Even with the scratches, this is a pleasing example with eye-appeal.
Realized $6,462.50. Description courtesy of Heritage Auctions.