Instagram post by @ottovonwutundsturm Otto von Wut und Sturm

#onecoinaday #privatecollection #notforsale this is one of best "testone" I ever had in my hands. #testone literally translate in #bighead was struck first time in #Milan by Galeazzo Maria Sforza in 1474. Testone had at obverse the head of the "Signore" of the city. It had value of a Lira of 20 soldi. Weight of 9.70/9.60 grams of #silver. In the Century has been devalued several times and #Alexander VIII (1689-1691) had a weight of 9.00/8.90 obverse ALEXANDER VIII PONT MAX A I head turned right, below ATF (Alberto Travano fecit engraved by) Obverse #saintpeter #saintpaul standing. In exergue Mons. D'Aste arm and date 16-89. The Pope was Venetian and took care mainly the interest of #venice including to organize a fleet #christian #kings against the #ottoman empire. #coin itself is #veryrare and #brilliant #uncirculated and honestly it is the best I ever seen ... museums included. #monnaie #münzen #rome #pope #statopontificio #numismatic #numismatica #barocco Reference Muntoni 21 CNI 17 Berman 2179.

5 Comments

Likes

No Likes Yet

Most Popular Instagram Hashtags