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Live auction - fwo_281368 - ITALY - KINGDOM OF SARDINIA - CHARLES-EMMANUEL III 1/2 Scudo 1762 Turin

ITALY - KINGDOM OF SARDINIA - CHARLES-EMMANUEL III 1/2 Scudo 1762 Turin XF
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Estimate : 450 €
Price : no bid
Maximum bid : no bid
End of the sale : 12 September 2017 18:05:01
Type : 1/2 Scudo
Date: 1762
Mint name / Town : Turin
Quantity minted : -
Metal : silver
Millesimal fineness : 906 ‰
Diameter : 37 mm
Orientation dies : 6 h.
Weight : 17,50 g.
Edge : décorée
Rarity : R2
Coments on the condition:
Rayure à l’avers et stries d’ajustage au revers
Catalogue references :

Obverse


Obverse legend : CAR. EM. D. G. REX. SAR. CYP. ET.IER..
Obverse description : Buste nu, drapé de Charles-Emmanuel III à gauche ; au-dessous, 1762.
Obverse translation : (Charles-Emmanuel par la grâce de Dieu roi de Sardaigne, Chypre et de Jérusalem).

Reverse


Reverse legend : DVX. SABAVD. ET. MONTISFER. PRINC. PEDEM..
Reverse description : Écu couronné entouré du collier de l'ordre de Saint-Maurice.
Reverse translation : (Duc de Savoie et de Montferrat, prince du Piémont).

Commentary


Le demi-scudo nuovo vaut 3 lires piémontaises et la lira 20 soldi. La doppia en or correspond à 4 scudi de 6 lires. La fabrication du nouveau monnayage a commencé en 1755 et dure jusqu'en 1772. Le type est créé suite à l'ordonnance du 25 janvier 1755. Au total 3.874.319 pièces furent frappées entre 1755 et 1772.

Historical background


ITALY - KINGDOM OF SARDINIA - CHARLES EMMANUEL III

(1730-1773)

Charles Emmanuel III (1701-1772) succeeded his father Vittorio Amedeo II (1666-1732) in 1730. He was married three times, one with Elizabeth of Lorraine (1711-1741) and is the brother of Francis III of Lorraine. His eldest son Victor Amadeus III (1726-1796) succeeded him.

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