Italy, Lucca, Fiorino d’Oro

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Italy, Lucca, Fiorino d’Oro

Italy, Lucca, Republic (1369-1799), gold Fiorino d'oro, facing bust of St Vultus, small arms (Balbani) below, rev. St. Martin on horseback riding left, head turned right, cutting his cloak and presenting it to beggar, 3.42g (Bellesia p.135 4/c). Slightly double struck on reverse, extremely fine and very rare.

Provenance:
Ex Giorgio Apparuti & Frank Sternberg, Auction IXI, 18 November 1987, lot 1258.

BM01033

£14,500
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