nomos 2
18 May 2010
Widder Hotel, Zürich
ITALY. Ferrara. Borso d’Este, 1450-14. Ducato (Gold, 22 mm, 3.54 g, 3 h), undated, but struck 1450-1452. +BORSIVS.MARChIO.ESTENS Quartered arms of Este within a circular field. Rev. SVRESIT.XPS.SPES MEA Christ, nimbate, rising from the tomb, raising right hand in benediction and holding banner in his left. Bellesia 1/C. Biaggi 759. CNI X, p. 429, 3 var. Fr. 260. Of great rarity, one of only five known examples. Clear and most attractive. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 75000 CHF
Estimate: 75000 CHF