CRUSADERS. Knights of Rhodes (Knights Hospitallers). Fabrizio del Carretto, 1513-1521. Ducat (Gold, 22 mm, 3.51 g, 4 h). F•FABRICIO•D•CΛ - S•IOΛRRI Grandmaster kneeling left before St. John, jointly holding banner between themselves. Rev. •SIT•T •XPЄ•DΛT•OTV - •RЄGIS •ISTЄ•DV Christ Pantokrator standing facing in mandorla with nine stars. Fr. 11. Gamberini 386 var. Schl. pl. XI, 14 var. (with differing legends). Struck from slightly worn dies and with a slightly bent flan, otherwise, nearly extremely fine.
From a European collection, formed before 2000.