Naples and Sicily 1836 10 grana
This specimen was lot 72390 in Stack's Bowers Collector's Choice sale (Santa Ana, CA, October 2019), where it sold for $75. The catalog description noted, "ITALY. Two Sicilies. 10 Grana, 1836. Naples Mint. Ferdinando II. NGC MS-62. An attractive and choice minor, displaying some scattered haymarking consistent with the type. Overall, a lustrous and brilliant piece." This type was struck 1835-39 and this is the only common date.
Recorded mintage: unknown.
Specification: 2.29 g, .833 fine silver.
Catalog reference: KM-323.
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- Orsini, Matt, Richard Ponterio and Kyle Ponterio, The October 2019 Collector's Choice Sale: World and Ancient Coins, Santa Ana, CA: Stack's Bowers LLC, 2019.