Why choose this 1793-1799 Italy Francescone in a capsule and presentation box?
The history of Italy is long and detailed, partially due to the city-state form of government that prevailed for so long. This Francescone was issued by Tuscany sometime between 1793 and 1799. During this period, Tuscany was ruled by Ferdinand III who held the title of Grand Duke of Tuscany. While these coins can be found with relative ease in the lowest grades, those that are higher in the circulated range can be challenging to acquire. This coin is made of .917 fine silver and weighs 27.5 g.
Classic Italian portrait and shield
On the obverse, Ferdinand III Grand Duke of Tuscany is depicted. In this portrait he is facing the right. The edge of the design is filled with the inscriptions stating his name and abbreviations.
The design on the reverse shows a crowned shield. It is divided into a number of sections and each one features a different image. The crown on top of the shield is quite detailed as well.
In capsule and presentation box
This coin is protected by a capsule. It also comes with a presentation box, so it’s ready to be placed among the most interesting coins of your collection.