A very rare emergency issue struck in 1630 during the siege of Casale by Spanish and Austrian troops
Lot 1727
ITALY. Casale 20 Florins 1630 (Bronze, 40 mm, 20.27 g, 3 h), emergency coinage of the French garrison during the siege by Spanish and Austrian troops. INSTAR HORVM FLORE SCAM / CASALE Crowned French arms between value F-XX. Rev. HIS DVCIBVS OMNIA DOMANTVR / ✱1630✱ Personifications of Justice and Strength standing; TOIRACE CLI/PEO below. Brause-Mansfeld pl. 27, 2. Maillet pl. 24, 2. Biaggi/Dhénin AP/106. MIR 354. Very rare and unusually well preserved. Areas of weakness, otherwise, good very fine.

From the collection of Dr. Max Blaschegg (1930-2021, with collector’s ticket), privately acquired from Galerie des Monnaies at the Zürich coin fair on 17 October 1981.
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2600 CHF
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Closing time: 21-Aug-22, 15:51:30 CEST
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