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fwo_778137 - SAVOY - DUCHY OF SAVOY - CHARLES-EMMANUEL III Quart d’écu (quarto di scudo) 1764 Turin

SAVOY - DUCHY OF SAVOY - CHARLES-EMMANUEL III Quart d’écu (quarto di scudo) 1764 Turin VF/VF
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Type : Quart d’écu (quarto di scudo)
Date: 1764
Mint name / Town : Turin
Metal : silver
Diameter : 30 mm
Orientation dies : 6 h.
Weight : 8,52 g.
Edge : feuillue
Rarity : R1
Coments on the condition:
Monnaie nettoyée


Obverse legend : CAR. EM. D. G. REX. SAR. CYP. ET. IER..
Obverse description : Buste frapé et cuirassé à gauche de Charles-Emmanuel III ; au-dessous 1764.
Obverse translation : (Charles-Emmanuel, par la grâce de Dieu, roi de Sardaigne, Chypre et Jérusalem).


Reverse legend : DVX. SAB. ET. MONTISFER. PRINC. PEDEM. &..
Reverse description : Écu rond à multiples quartiers sommé d’une couronne à laquelle est appendu le collier de l’Ordre de saint Maurice.
Reverse translation : (Duc de Savoie et Montferrat, prince de Piémont, etc.).

Historical background



Charles-Emmanuel III was born on April 27, 1701 from the union of Victor-Amédée II and Anne d'Orléans. In 1722, he married Christine Louise of Bavaria-Sulzbach who died on March 18, 1723. He married in second marriage Polyxene of Hesse. In 1730, he acceded to the throne of Savoy after the abdication of his father. He allied with the French in 1733 during the War of Succession. On January 13, 1735, his second wife died and he married for the third time, on April 1, 1737, Thérèse Élisabeth de Lorraine who died four years later. He died in Turin in 1773, aged 72..

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