A wonderful carlino of Frederico III (IV d'Aragona)
Lot 1822
ITALY. Napoli (Regno). Frederico III (IV d'Aragona), 1496-1501. Carlino (Silver, 25 mm, 4.00 g, 1 h). ✠FEDRICVS DEI G REX SI HIE Crowned bust of Frederick III right, T at neck. Rev. ✠RECEDANT VETERA Burning book with seven flames. Biaggi 1706. MEC 14, 1063 var. (eight flames). A wonderful example of this interesting issue. A few light marks, otherwise, good extremely fine.

From the collection of Dr. Max Blaschegg (1930-2021, with collector’s ticket), ex Schweizerische Kreditanstalt Bern 7, 27-29 April 1987, 1736.

The reverse legend - 'Let former things disappear' - and the burning book show the intention to cancel old debts and to burn the old tax registers so that the economy could flourish again.
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1500 CHF
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Closing time: 21-Aug-22, 16:39:00 CEST
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