Naples and Sicily 1759-CCR 1/2 carlino

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Goldberg sale 112, lot 2180
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This specimen was lot 2180 in Goldberg sale 112 (Los Angeles, September 2019), where it did not sell. The catalog description[1] noted, "Italian States: Naples. ½ Carlino, 1759-IA/CCR. Carlo. Bust right. A lovely originally toned example. NGC graded EF-45." The mezzo carlino was equal to five grana and was the smallest silver denomination. This version was struck 1755-59.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: 1.10 g, .900 fine silver, 16 mm diameter.

Catalog reference: Mont-86, KM-164.


  • Michael, Thomas, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2016.
  • Fabrizi, Davide, Monete Italiane Regionale: Napoli, Pavia: Edizioni Numismatica Varesi, 2010.
  • Montenegro, Eupremio, Montenegro 2015: Manuale del Collezionista di Monete Italiane, 30 ed., Torino, Italy: Montenegro s.a.s., 2014.
  • Gigante, Fabio, Gigante 2016: Catalogo Nazionale delle Monete Italiano Dal '700 All'Euro, 24a ed. Varese, Italy, 2015.
  • [1]Goldberg, Ira, Larry Goldberg, John Lavender, Yifu Che, Jason Villareal and Stephen Harvey, Goldberg Sale 112: the Pre-Long Beach Auction, Los Angeles: Goldberg Coins and Collectibles, 2019.

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