Naples and Sicily 1832 10 grana
This specimen was lot 560 in Classical Numismatic Group's sale of the Lissner Collection (Chicago, August 2014), where it sold for $363. The catalog description noted, "ITALY, Regno delle Due Sicilie. Ferdinando II. 1830-1859. AR 10 Grana. Napoli (Naples) mint. Dated 1832. In NGC encapsulation graded MS 65. Gem lightly toned uncirculated. Only two have been graded and this is the finest of the entire early type. Purchased from Frank Lapa." This type was struck 1832-35 in several varieties.
Recorded mintage: unknown.
Specification: 2.29 g, .833 fine silver, this specimen Ø18 mm, 2.30 g, 6h axis.
Catalog reference: KM 319 (formerly KM C150); Montenegro 917.
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- Teller, M. Louis, and Victor England, Jr., The Richard Lissner Collection, Lancaster, PA: Classical Numismatic Group, 2014.