Naples and Sicily 1831 6 ducati Fr-868
"ITALIEN Napoli/Sicilia Ferdinando II. 1830-1859. 6 Ducati 1831, Napoli. Fast FDC. (Italy, kingdom of Naples and Sicily, Ferdinand II, 1830-59, six ducati of 1831, Naples mint. Choice uncirculated.)"This type was issued 1831-35 for Ferdinand II. These gold coins were issued intermittently until 1856 and all are scarce. The Kingdom of the Two Sicilies was annexed to Italy in 1860 but remains poor, backward and corrupt.
Recorded mintage: unknown.
Specification: 7.57 g, .996 fine gold, .242 troy oz AGW, this specimen 7,56 g.
Catalog reference: Fr-868, Pag. 168, Schl. 402, KM C155.
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- Numismatic Coins, Medals, Banknotes & Books: Auction 9, Zurich: SINCONA AG, 2012.