CRUSADERS, Chios. Maona di Chio. Filippo Maria Visconti.
|394, Lot: 559. Estimate $150.
Sold for $300. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
Duca di Milano, 1421-1436. AV Ducat (21mm, 3.53 g, 5h). Uncertain mint. S//P/Є/T/R/V/S to left, D/V/X and D MЄDIOLΛN’ to right, S. Pietro standing right and Doge kneeling left, holding banner between them / · SIT . T XPЄ · DΛT Q’ T’ · RЄGIS ISTЄ · DVCΛ ·, Christ standing facing, raising hand in benediction and holding Gospels, surrounded by mandorla containing nine stars. Cf. Schlumberger pl. XIV, 14 (for type); cf. Ives pl. XI, 2 (same); cf. Gamberini 398 (same). VF, Christ’s face a little weak.