Florence Rare Gold Scudo of Alessandro de Medici

Code: 10645


£1,485.00
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This is a superb Italian gold Scudo of Alessandro de Medici, minted between 1532 - 1537 A.D. This is the second issue, from dies prepared and designed by the Goldsmith Benvenuto Cellini

Obverse: Crowned Medici Arms - ALEXANDER MED R P FLOREN DVX (Alexander Medici Duke of Florence)

Reverse: Floriated cross, cherubs heads in each angle -  DEI VIRTUS EST NOBIS (God Virtue & Power)

DENOMINATION: Scudo

CULTURE: Florence

DATE: 1532 - 1537 A.D.

MATERIAL: Gold

SIZE: 26 mm diameter

WEIGHT: 3.4 grams

ATTRIBUTION: CNI 8-13. Galeotti XXIII. Friedberg 280. Spl

Florence Rare Gold Scudo of Alessandro de Medici