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Lot 30724


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Type Coin
Title Lot 30724
Date (1343-54)
Country Italy
Service Catalog # 182289
Description Chios. Andrea Dandolo (1343-54) gold Imitative Ducat ND (ca. 1344-82), Fr-1221, Paolucci-1, AU58 NGC. Obv. ?NDR D?NDUIO DUX | SM V?N?TI, St. Mark standing right presenting banner to kneeling Doge left Rev. ? SIT . T XP? D? T O T V | (retrograde K) GIS IST.? D.V.C?T, Christ standing facing, holding gospels and raising hand in benediction, surrounded by mandorla and stars. This piece exhibits bright, yellow gold surfaces with little striking weakness. Although later iterations of these imitations became quite crude, the earlier types are fairly close in character to their Venetian source, albeit with slightly blundered legends and minor differences in style. Realized $381.88. Description courtesy of Heritage Auctions.

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