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Lot 734

Estimate: 350 CHF   |   Starting price: 350 CHF Price realized: 600 CHF
The Knights of St. John in Malta. Emmanuel Pinto, 68th Grand Master, 1741-1773. 30 Tari, 1757. AR 29.17 g. F.EMMANVEL PINTO - .M.M.H.S.S. 1757 Crown over shield bearing the arms of the Grand Master quartered with those of the Order within ornate frame. Rev. NON - SVRREXIT MAIOR St. John standing r. in a landscape, holding banner with his r. hand, his l. hand outstretched; at his feet Paschal lamb resting l., head turned r.; in exergue value T.XXX; edge inscribed SANCTVS IOHAN+BAPTISTA+ Azzopardi, Malta 868; Dav. 1600; Restelli-Sammut 164, 64; Schembri 156, 3.
Good very fine with nice patina
Provenance: Auction Galerie des Monnaies SA, Geneva December 1970,

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