Naples and Sicily 1825 10 tornesi

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This specimen was lot 1319 in Stephen Album sale 32 (Santa Rosa, CA, September 2018), where it sold for $152.75. The catalog description[1] noted, "NAPLES: Francesco I, 1825-1830, AE 10 tornesi, 1825, Choice VF." This is the largest copper coin struck in Italy. It is a scarce one year type but is more available than the subsequent KM 306 or KM 331 or KM 350.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: 31.19 g, copper, 38 mm diameter.

Catalog reference: KM-293.


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  • [1]Album, Stephen, Joseph Lang, Paul Montz, Michael Barry and Norman Douglas Nicol, Auction 32, featuring the Don Erickson Collection of German Coins, Part II and the Hazerfans Collection of Ottoman Empire Coins, Santa Rosa, CA: Stephen Album Rare Coins, Inc., 2018.

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