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Italy (Naples) 5, 10, 20, 60, and 120 Grana  1831 to 1859
Italy (Naples) 5, 10, 20, 60, and 120 Grana 1831 to 1859

Ferdinando II was ruler of Naples between 1830 and 1859. His likeness appears on all these silver coins, but the portrait changes somewhat over the years. The inscriptions stay the same. This page applies to coins that look like our picture and have the same insciptions, but with different grana denominations. Thanks to Steve Album Rare Coins in Santa Rosa, CA USA for use of his coin image. It is a nice specimen in almost uncirculated condition that sold for $130 US dollars in a 2013 auction.

Here are approximate catalog values for these coins. If you have a nice-looking specimen, take it to a professional coin dealer or a knowledgeable collector for an in-person appraisal. A few special coins have minor variations that make them more valuable than the figures below.

5 GRANA (0.031 troy ounces silver)
worn: $10 US dollars approximate catalog value
average circulated: $25
well preserved: $60
fully uncirculated: $130

10 GRANA (0.061 troy ounces silver)
worn: $25 US dollars approximate catalog value
average circulated: $45
well preserved: $110
fully uncirculated: $240
10 grana dated 1835 are rare, multiply these value by four
10 grana dated 1836, 1841, and 1842 are more common, divide these values by three

20 GRANA (0.122 troy ounces silver)
worn: $25 US dollars approximate catalog value
average circulated: $60
well preserved: $150
fully uncirculated: $320
20 grana dated 1842, 1846, 1854, 1855, 1856, and 1857 are more common, divide these values by three

60 GRANA (0.369 troy ounces silver)
worn: $35 US dollars approximate catalog value
average circulated: $65
well preserved: $220
fully uncirculated: $380
60 grana dated 1831, 1839. 1841, and 1850 are more rare, multiply these values by two
60 grana dated 1837 are very rare, multiply these values by ten

120 GRANA (0.738 troy ounces silver)
worn: $25 US dollars approximate catalog value
average circulated: $35
well preserved: $160
fully uncirculated: $340
120 grana dated 1825R, 1826R, 1828, 1837, and 1847R are more rare, multiply these values by four
120 grana dated 1832R, 1848R, and 1849 are very rare, multiply these values by ten

As always on CoinQuest, these are approximate catalog values. To learn how to convert these values to actual buy and sell prices, see our Terminology page.

Coin: 16678 , Genre: Central Europe North South
Requested by: GShepherd, Wed, 12-Mar-2014 16:30:19 GMT
Answered by: Paul, Fri, 14-Mar-2014 03:23:03 GMT
Reviewed by CoinQuest. Appraisal ok., Sat, 27-Feb-2016 22:17:47 GMT
Requester description: 1852 Obverse: Head right / FERDINANDUS II. DEI GRATIA REX 1852 Reverse: Crowned shield / REGNI VTR. SIC. ET HIER G.120 G. 120
Tags: italy naples 5 10 20 60 120 grana itialy italiana italians intaly italian ditalia italiane italia itali obverse head ferdinandus ferdinand ii dei gratia rex crowned crown shield regni vtr sic et hier anverse frd furdinand ferdinandvs ferdnd frdnd ferdinan furdinan ferdin grattia rexm rexind rexx rexetind tiara crwon crpwn crowns tiarra crowning tiera sheild shiled shied chevrons shileld shild escucheon shelid chevron ashield shields coat arms coats crests insignia crested crest creast

  

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