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Lot # 530 - Auction is closed.Estimate: US$175 / Price Realized: US$400
Italian States. Naples: The Angevin Kings. Gigliato or Carlino
Italian States. Naples: The Angevin Kings. Gigliato or Carlino, . g. . Charles II of Anjou. 1285-1309. Gigliato or Carlino, 3.89g. Naples, after 1303. Obv: +KAROL’ SCD’ DEI GRA IERL’ ET SICIL’ REX, king facing, seated on lion throne. Rx: +HONOR REGIS IUDICIUM DILIGIT, cross fleury with fleurs de lis in angles. It was this reverse which gave the coin the name “Gigliato”, which became a very popular trading coin in Angevine controlled and influenced lands and in the eastern Mediterranean where it was heavily imitated. MEC 686, MIR 24.. VF or better.
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