CRUSADERS. Chios. Maona Society, circa 1347-1385. Ducat (Gold, 21.5 mm, 3.53 g, 10 h), imitating a Venician ducat of Antonio Venier, uncertain mint in Chios. S M NЄNTI DVX NTO VЄNЄRI S. Marco standing right and Doge kneeling left, holding banner between them. Rev. • SI• T • T NPK•V•TV • IЄG•ISTЄ• DV•DV•T Christ standing facing, raising hand in benediction and holding Gospels, surrounded by mandorla containing nine stars; pellet between feet. Friedberg 2c. Gamberini 394. Same dies as Stack's 163, 16 November 2011, 22198. Die break on the obverse, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 460 CHF