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Stack's Bowers Galleries (& Ponterio) - January 2019 NYINC Auction, Lot 41132ITALY. Guastalla. Tallero, 1620. Ferrante II Gonzaga (1575-1630). NGC AU-55. Dav-3914; KM-48. A highly collectible crown-sized issue of Italy that is RARE in absolute terms and very rare in U.S. auctions. As nice as we've seen, this example displays a bold strike with smooth, attractively toned fields and limited signs of past handling on either side. For the specialist, it's finest graded status at NGC and PCGS should be no surprise. Ferrante II Gonzaga was count of Guastalla (later duke) ...