Naples and Sicily 1846 120 grana Dav-174
"ITALIEN Napoli/Sicilia Ferdinando II. di Borbone, 1830-1859. 120 Grana 1846. Min. just. Vorzüglich. (Naples, Ferdinand II of Bourbon, 1830-59, 120 grana (piastra) of 1846, minor adjustment marks, extremely fine.)"This type, struck 1840-51, superseded a simlar type with a younger bust of Fernando II issued 1835-39. The Kingdom of the Two Sicilies was annexed to Italy in 1860 but remains poor, backward and corrupt.
Recorded mintage: unknown.
Specification: 27.53 g, .833 fine silver, .737 troy oz ASW, this specimen 27,53 g.
Catalog reference: Pag. 207, Dav-174, KM C153b.
- Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2012.
- UBS Auction 85: Gold and Silver Coins, Zurich: UBS AG, 2010.