Coins from Italian states

The Italian States section of the catalogue represents the mass of states covering the Italian peninsula, its Islands, and in some cases their non-Italian colonies that span the time period from the fall of the Western Roman Empire in 476 AD to the unification of Italy that was finalised with the fall of the Papal States in 1870. Over this period, hundreds of cities, states and other coin issuing entities emerged, some for their own account, and others as part of larger groups such as the Holy Roman Empire, the Papal States, or the Venetian Republic. These entities produced coins under numerous different monetary systems, many, though not all inheriting names from Roman coinage. Stylistically, most Italian States coins share common language, Latin, transitioning to Italian and its dialects around the 12-13th centuries. However, some coins from the Venetian region issued for its colonies may bear Greek alphabets, and others from Pre-Norman Conquest southern Italy and Sicily bear Arabic or Arabic and Italian inscriptions. Common themes for coin designs include religious imagery, ruling families' crests, and legendary events. Given such a wide field, unrecorded Italian States coins are to this day a common find. Neither the so-called "Bible" of such coins, King Victor Emmanuel III's Corpus Nummorum Italicorum (CNI), a 20 volume masterpiece dating back to the turn of the 20th century, nor the Monete Italiane Regionali (MIR), a contemporary attempt by researchers to recreate Victor Emmanuel III's feat are to be considered complete.
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Italy › Italian states › Acqui, Bishopric of • Lire (1305-1333)

1 Lira = 20 Soldi = 60 Grossi = 240 Denari

Italy › Italian states › Acqui, City of • Lira (1135–1300)

1 Lira = 20 Soldi = 60 Grossi = 240 Denari

1 Grosso
(1135-1278)

Silver • 1.07 g
CNI II# 1

Italy › Italian states › Alba, Lordship of • Lira

1 Lira = 20 Soldi = 60 Grossi = 240 Denari

Italy › Italian states › Albera, Marquisate of • Milanese Soldo

27 Milanese Soldi - Carlo Settala
(1678)

Non-circulating coin
Silver (.760) • 7.39 g • ⌀ 33 mm
KM# 1, CNI II# 2
54 Milanese Soldi
(1678)

Non-circulating coin
Silver (.940) • 13.76 g • ⌀ 34 mm
KM# 2, CNI II# 1

Italy › Italian states › Alessandria, City of • Lira (1197-14th century)

1 Lira = 20 Soldi = 60 Grossi = 240 Denari

1 Denaro Imperiale piccolo
(1301-1400)

Billon • 0.54 g • ⌀ 15 mm
CNI II# 5

Italy › Italian states › Alessandria, City of • Lira (1746)

1 Lira = 20 Soldi

10 Soldi - Ignazio Di Carraglio
1746

Copper • 6.20 g • ⌀ 28 mm
CNI II# 8, Biaggi# 836

Italy › Italian states › Ancona, City of • Grosso Agostano

Quattrino
(1400-1500)

Billon • 0.4 g • ⌀ 15 mm
CNI XIII# 125/133

Italy › Italian states › Ancona, City of • Unspecified currency

Quattrino (Right facing knight)
(1400-1500)

Billon • 0.67 g • ⌀ 16 mm
CNI XIII# 89
Grosso Agontano
(1200-1400)

Silver • ⌀ 21 mm
1 Denaro
(1250-1348)

Billon • 0.6 g • ⌀ 16 mm
Biaggi# 42, Biaggi# 33

Italy › Italian states › Antignate, Lordship of • Lira

Italy › Italian states › Aquileia, Patriarchate of • Soldo

1 Denaro - Gregorio di Montelongo
(1251-1269)

Silver • 1 g • ⌀ 19.5 mm
Biaggi# 146
1 Denaro - Gregorio di Montelongo
(1251-1269)

Silver (.847) • 0.88 g
Biaggi# 147
1 Denaro - Antonio I Caetani
(1395-1402)

Silver • 0.67 g • ⌀ 18 mm
Available for swap 1 Denaro - Bertrando
(1334-1350)

Silver • 1.1 g • ⌀ 18.5 mm
CNI VI# pg.26.10, Ber.43
Denier Bertrand de Saint Genies
(1336-1338)

Silver • 0.95 g • ⌀ 18.55 mm

Italy › Italian states › Arborea, Judicate of • Unspecified currency

Minuto - Guglielmo III di Narbona
(1408-1413)

Billon • 0.5 g • ⌀ 16 mm
CNI II# 2, MIR# 103

Italy › Italian states › Arezzo • Lira (961-1520)

1 Lira = 20 Soldi = 60 Grossi = 240 Denari

1 Grosso
(1250-1350)

Silver • 1.58 g
CNI XI# 6
Denaro

Bimetallic (Mistura Argento) • 0.6 g • ⌀ 16 mm
MIR# 10
1 Quattrino
(1348-1520)

Silver • 0.6 g • ⌀ 16 mm
CNI XI# 1, MIR# 23
1 Bolognino
(1348-1520)

Silver • 1.08 g • ⌀ 18 mm
CNI XI# 16, MIR# 19

Italy › Italian states › Arquata, Marquisate of • Scudo (1641-1694)

1 Scudo = 12 Luigini = 60 Soldi

Luigino - Imitation in the name of Anne Marie Louise d'Orléans
1668-1669

Silver (.348) • 2.31 g • ⌀ 21 mm
CNI II# 2-5, KM# 3
¼ Scudo - Filippo Spinola
1644

Silver (.920) • 7.70 g • ⌀ 31 mm
CNI II# 1
¼ Scudo - Giulio Spinola
1681

Silver • 7.94 g • ⌀ 28 mm
CNI II# 6, KM# 3
¼ Scudo - Gerardo Spinola
(1682-1694)

Silver • 7.96 g • ⌀ 28 mm
CNI II# 9

Italy › Italian states › Asti • Lira (1095-1553)

Lira = 20 Soldi = 240 Denari • Grosso = 4 Denari

1 Obolo
(1422-1447)

Billon • 0.39 g
MIR# 2-54R, CNI II# 2
Available for swap 1 Denaro
(1141-1220)

Silver • 0.70 g • ⌀ 16 mm
Biaggi# 232
1 Bianchetto - Giovanni I Paleologo
(1356-1372)

Billon • 0.39 g • ⌀ 19 mm
CNI II# 6, Biaggi# 243
1 Grosso Tornese
(1275-1356)

Billon • 3.96 g • ⌀ 27 mm
CNI II# 45
1 Grosso - Secondotto Paleologo
(1372-1377)

Silver • 1.98 g • ⌀ 25 mm
CNI II# 1
1 Scudo d'oro della Corona - Carlo d'Orléans
(1407-1422)

Gold • 3.36 g • ⌀ 29 mm
CNI II# 1, Biaggi# 245
¼ Grosso - Carlo d'Orléans
(1407-1422)

Billon • 1.23 g • ⌀ 21 mm
CNI II# 10, MIR# 2-43
1 Testone - Ludovico XII d'Orléans
(1465-1498)

Silver • 9.14 g • ⌀ 28 mm
CNI II# 26, MIR# 2-60
½ Testone - Ludovico XII d'Orléans
(1498-1508)

Silver • 3.82 g • ⌀ 28 mm
CNI II# 5, MIR# 2-78, Dy# 697
1 Testone - Francesco I
(1515-1529)

Silver • 8.36 g • ⌀ 31 mm
CNI II# 3, MIR# 2-97
1 Testone - Carlo V
(1529-1531)

Silver • 9.59 g • ⌀ 30 mm
CNI II# 1
2 Grossi - Emanuele Filiberto
(1538-1580)

Billon • 2.50 g • ⌀ 26 mm
CNI II# 10

Italy › Italian states › Avignon, Archbishopric of • Piastra (?-1680)

Italy › Italian states › Belmonte • Zecchino

1 Zecchino - Anthony Pignatelli
1733-1738

Gold (.986) • 3.49 g
Fr# 79, CNI XVIII# 1

Italy › Italian states › Benevello, County of • Unspecified currency

1 Grosso - Giovan Antonio Falletti
(1529-1554)

Silver • 1.67 g • ⌀ 23 mm
MIR# 109, CNI II# 4

Italy › Italian states › Bologna, Republic of • Lira

2 Bolognini - Giovanni II Bentivoglio
(1494-1506)

Gold • 6.93 g
MIR# 20, CNI X# 1, Chimienti# 191, Fr# 118

Italy › Italian states › Bologna, Republic of • Bologna - Scudo (1191-1777)

1 Bolognino - Gian Galeazzo Visconti
(1402-1403)

Silver (.820) • 1.13 g • ⌀ 18 mm
CNI X# 2-3, CNI X# 6, Chimienti# 95-96
2 Grossi - Taddeo Pepoli
(1337-1347)

Silver • 2.35 g
Biaggi# 363, MIR# 3, CNI X# 8

Italy › Italian states › Bologna, Republic of • Provisional Government of Bologna - Scudo

Available for swap 1 Scudo (Revolutionary coinage; Type I - without tree)
1796-1797

Silver (.833) • 29 g • ⌀ 40 mm
KM# 339, Dav ECT# 1359, G# 5
1 Scudo (Revolutionary coinage; Type II - with tree)
1796-1797

Silver (.833) • 29 g • ⌀ 40 mm
KM# 340, Dav ECT# 1358

Numista referee for coins of this issuer is jokinen, loruca.

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