Naples 1689 ducato Dav-4046

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Ponterio sale 160, lot 8378
photo courtesy Ponterio & Associates
Aureo sale 238, lot 18
The first specimen was lot 8377 in Ponterio sale 160 (Baltimore, June 2011), where it sold for $1,552.50. The catalog description[1] noted, "ITALY. Naples & Sicily. Ducato, 1689. Charles II (1665-1700). Toned. NGC EF-40." The second specimen was lot 18 in Aureo & Calicó sale 238 (Barcelona, November 2011), where it sold for ___ euro (about US$___ including buyer's fees). The catalog description[2] noted,
"1689. Nápoles. AG/A-IM. 1 ducado. Golpecitos. Bonita pátina. Escasa. MBC+. (Kingdom of Naples, ducado of 1689. Nicks, nice toning, scarce, choice very fine.)"
The SCWC lists this scarce coin under the kingdom of Naples, then under Spanish rule. This type is listed for 1689 only. The degenerate Charles II was the last Hapsburg king of Spain.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: silver.

Catalog reference: Fabrizi 293/1, Pannuti-Riccio 2A, Vti. 193, Dav-4046.


  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700, 6th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.
  • Davenport, John S., European Crowns, 1600-1700, Galesburg, IL, 1974.
  • [1]Ponterio, Richard, and Kent Ponterio, The June 2011 Baltimore Auction, Irvine, CA: Bowers and Merena, 2011.
  • [2]Sisó, Teresa, Eduardo Domingo and Lluís Lalana, Subasta Colleción Leunda, Barcelona: Aureo & Calicó Subastas Numismáticas, 2011.

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