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Lot 30805

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Type Coin
Title Lot 30805
Date 1592
Country Malaysia
Service Catalog # 182314
Denomination Scudo
Description Piacenza. Alessandro Farnese Scudo 1592-V R, Dav-8358, MIR-1144/7, VF35 NGC. A boldly struck example, evenly circulated, and with little apparent weakness. The toning is uniform and there is a small flan crack at 3:00. In addition to his position as Duke of Parma and Piacenza, Alessandro was also the governor of the Spanish Netherlands owing to his mother's illegitimate descent from the Emperor Charles V. Realized $1,292.50. Description courtesy of Heritage Auctions.

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