ITALY.SICILY.Philip V king of Spain 1701-1746.AE.Grano 1719.Mint of PALERMO.~~~Sicily retaken 1719 by Spain under Marquis of Lede

World Coins - ITALY.SICILY.Philip V king of Spain 1701-1746.AE.Grano 1719.Mint of PALERMO.~~~Sicily retaken 1719 by Spain under Marquis of Lede
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ITALY.SICILY.Philip V king of Spain 1701-1746.AE.Grano 1719.Mint of PALERMO
 
 
PHILIP V D G HISP S, crowned eagle right, head reverted, in exergue DD AC
Reverse. REX ET SICILIAE , within cartouche VT/COMM/ODIVS / 1719, across field T-S.
Ref: Sphar 44.
Good very fine and very rare.
 
During the war of the quadriple alliance 1718-1720 Philip V of Spain tried to regain Italian territories that were ceded at the treaty of Utreccht 1713. In July 1718 a spanish army lead by the Marquis of Lede invaded Sicily after an initial suscess they were defeated by the Austrians in 1720.
 
 
Ex Comptom Guy, June auction 1979
Price SKU: IT540
£ 273.00
  • US$ 337.45
  • € 303.03
  • AUD 505.47
  • CHF 324.83
  • CAD 463.02

Rates for: 05/30/20

Ships from: United Kingdom