Naples and Sicily 1846 60 grana KM-351
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"ITALY | Naples / Sicily, Ferdinando II. 1830-1859. Mezza piastra (60 Grani) 1846, Napoli. NGC MS65. Prachtvolle Erhaltung. (kingdom of the Two Sicilies, Ferdinand II, 1830-59, half piastra of 1846, Naples mint. Magnificent condition.)"This type, struck 1844-42 and 1845-46, superseded a similar type with a younger bust of Fernando II issued 1835-39. A third bust was used 1846-59. The Kingdom of the Two Sicilies was annexed to Italy in 1860 but remains poor, backward and corrupt.
Recorded mintage: unknown.
Specification: 13.77 g, .833 fine silver.
Catalog reference: Mont. 848. Pagani 240 a, KM 351.
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