Coins and Medals of Malta, the Property of an Officer Brother of the Order of St John

Date of Auction: 21st February 2018

Sold for £1,500

Estimate: £600 - £800

Alof de Wignacourt (1601-22), 4 Tarí, 1609, 10.49g/12h (RS p.80, 12; Schembri p.74, 1). Very fine or better, toned, scarce £600-800


A famous depiction of the Beheading of John the Baptist by Caravaggio, now in the National Gallery, London, is dated to the period 1607-10