Naples 1809 12 carlini Dav-166
"NEAPEL UND SIZILIEN Joachim Murat, König von Neapel, 1808-1815. 12 Carlini (Piastra) 1809, Neapel. Attraktives Exemplar, min. justiert, sehr schön-vorzüglich. (kingdom of Naples and Sicily, Joachim Murat, 1808-15, piastra of 1809, Naples mint. Attractive example, a few adjustment marks, very fine to extremely fine.)"After the collapse of the Parthenopean Republic in 1799, king Ferdinand was restored. French troops returned in 1805 and Napoleon's brother Joseph was installed as king (see Dav-165). In 1808, he was called away to be king of Spain and one of Napoleon's generals, Joachim Murat, assumed the throne. This twelve carlini was issued 1809-10 before the coinage was decimalized 1810-13 (see Dav-167). King Ferdinand was restored in 1815.
Recorded mintage: unknown.
Specification: 27.53 g, .833 fine silver.
Catalog reference: Pagani 45. KM 250, Davenport-166.
- Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2012.
- Künker Münzauktionen und Goldhandel, Catalog 263, The Friedrich Popken collection of gold and silver coinages | Coins and Medals from Medieval and Modern Times, a. o. the collection of Ernst Otto Horn, part III, Osnabrück: Fritz Rudolf Künker GmbH & Co., AG, 2015.