Tuscany 1835 quattrino

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from the Stack's Bowers 2018 ANA sale, lot 23199
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This specimen was lot 23199 in Stack's Bowers ANA sale (Philadelphia, August 2018), where it sold for $144. The catalog description[1] noted, "ITALY. Tuscany. Quattrino, 1835. NGC MS-64 BN. Listed as common in Montenegro, however rarely appearing in the auction market. This example, with its nearly flawless charcoal toned surfaces, is easily the finest we have seen for the date and type." This type was struck 1827-43 and is not listed as rare. Forty quattrini = one paolo, ten paolo = one francescone.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: copper.

Catalog reference: KM-C62a; Mont-427.


  • Michael, Thomas, and Tracy L. Schmidt, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 9th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2019.
  • Gigante, Fabio, Gigante 2016: Catalogo Nazionale delle Monete Italiano Dal '700 All'Euro, 24a ed. Varese, Italy, 2015.
  • Montenegro, Eupremio, Montenegro 2015: Manuale del Collezionista di Monete Italiane, 30 ed., Torino, Italy: Montenegro s.a.s., 2014.
  • [1]Ponterio, Richard, Kyle Ponterio and Chris Chatigny, The August 2018 Philadelphia ANA Auction: World Coins and Selections from the El Dorado Collection of Colombian Coins, Santa Ana, CA: Stack's Bowers LLC, 2018.

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