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1797, Tuscany, Ferdinand III. Silver Francescone (10 Paoli) Scudo Coin.

Mint Year: 1797 Mint Place: Pisa, Italy (PISIS) Denomination: Silver Francescone (10 Paoli) Reference: Davenport 1521, CNI XII S. 447, KM-C#37. R!  Ruler: Pietro Leopoldo (after 1790 Leopold II, Holy Roman Emperor) Weight: 27.39gm Diameter: 42mm Material: Silver   Obverse: Profile bust of Ferdinand III  as Grand Duke of Tuscany  right. Privy marks (ligate “LS” / unicorn) below. Legend: FERDINADVS . III . D . G . P . R . H . ET . B . A . A . M . D . ETR .   Reverse: Crowned shield with arms of Tuscany surmounted by Toison d’or chain. Maltese cross in background. Legend: LEX TVA – VERITAS . / PISIS – 1797

Ferdinand III, Grand Duke of Tuscany (6 May 1769 – 18 June 1824) was Grand Duke of Tuscany from 1790 to 1801 and, after a period of disenfranchisement, again from 1814 to 1824. He was also the Prince-elector and Grand Duke of Salzburg (1803–1806) and Grand Duke of Würzburg (1806–1814).

Ferdinand was born in Florence, Tuscany, into the House of Habsburg-Lorraine. He was the second son of Leopold, then Grand-Duke of Tuscany, and his wife Infanta Maria Luisa of Spain. When his father was elected Emperor of the Holy Roman Empire, Ferdinand succeeded him as Grand Duke of Tuscany, officially taking the office on 22 July 1790.

In 1792 during the French Revolution, Ferdinand became the first monarch to formally recognize the new French First Republic, and he attempted to work peacefully with it. As the French Revolutionary Wars commenced, however, the English and Russian monarchs persuaded him to join their side in the War of the First Coalition.   Ferdinand provided his allies with passive support but no enthusiasm,   and after he witnessed a year of resounding victories by the French, he   became the first member of the coalition to give up. In a proclamation   dated 1 March 1795, he abandoned the alliance and declared Tuscany’s   neutrality in the war.

His normalization of relations with France helped stabilize his rule   for several years but by 1799 he was compelled to flee to Vienna for   protection when republicans established a new government in Florence. He   was forced to renounce his throne in 1801 by the Treaty of Aranjuez:Napoleon brushed him aside to make way for the Kingdom of Etruria, created as compensation for the Bourbon Dukes of Parma, being dispossessed by the Peace of Lunéville in that same year.

Ferdinand was compensated by being given the Dukedom and Electorate of Salzburg, the secularized lands of the Archbishop of Salzburg, as Duke of Salzburg. He was also made a Prince-elector of the Holy Roman Empire, both on 26 December 1802, a role which expired with the Empire’s dissolution in 1806.

On 25 December 1805, Ferdinand had to give up Salzburg as well, which by the Treaty of Pressburg was annexed by his older brother, Emperor Francis II. Ferdinand was then made Duke of Würzburg, a new state created for him from the old Bishopric of Würzburg, remaining an Elector. With the dissolution of the Empire in 1806 he took the new title of Grand Duke of Würzburg.

On 30 May 1814, after Napoleon’s fall, Ferdinand was restored as Grand Duke of Tuscany. However, in 1815, the Duchy of Lucca was carved out of Tuscany, again as temporary compensation for the   Bourbons of Parma. (Lucca would be reintegrated into Tuscany in 1847.)

Ferdinand died in 1824 in Florence and was succeeded by his son Leopold.


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Posted by: anonymous  2021-09-08
1797, Tuscany, Ferdinand III. Silver Francescone (10 Paoli) Scudo Coin. AU-UNC! Mint Year: 1797 Mint Place: Pisa, Italy (PISIS) Denomination: Silver Francescone (10 Paoli) Reference: Davenport 1521, CNI XII S. 447, KM-C#37. R! Ruler: Pietro Leopoldo (after 1790 Leopold II, Holy Roman Em ...

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Posted by: anonymous  2018-01-30
1793, Tuscany, Ferdinand III. Silver Francescone (10 Paoli) Thaler Coin. aXF-AU! Mint year: 1793 Mint Place: Pisa, Italy (PISIS) Denomination: Silver Francescone (10 Paoli) Reference: Davenport 1521, CNI XII S. 447, KM-C#37. R! Ruler: Pietro Leopoldo (after 1790 Leopold II, Holy Roma ...

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Posted by: anonymous  2015-11-25
Italien-Toskana Francescone 1798, Florenz. Davenport 1521. Winz. Kratzer, sehr schön +

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Posted by: anonymous  2016-06-08
1797, Tuscany, Ferdinand III. Silver Francescone (10 Paoli) Scudo Coin. AU-UNC! Mint year: 1797 Mint Place: Pisa, Italy (PISIS) Denomination: Silver Francescone (10 Paoli) Reference: Davenport 1521, CNI XII S. 447, KM-C#37. R! Ruler: Pietro Leopoldo (after 1790 Leopold II, Holy ...

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Posted by: anonymous  2015-11-22
1793, Tuscany, Ferdinand III. Silver Francescone (10 Paoli) Thaler Coin. VF+ Mint year: 1793 Mint Place: Pisa, Italy (PISIS) Denomination: Silver Francescone (10 Paoli) Reference: Davenport 1521, CNI XII S. 447, KM-C#37. R! Ruler: Pietro Leopoldo (after 1790 Leopold II, Holy Roma ...

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Posted by: anonymous  2019-04-01
1791, Tuscany, Ferdinand III. Silver Francescone (10 Paoli) Thaler Coin. VF-aXF! Mint Year: 1793 Mint Place: Pisa, Italy (PISIS) Condition: A well circulated VF-aXF! Reference: Davenport 1521, KM-C#37. Denomination: Silver Francescone (10 Paoli) Ruler: Pietro Leopoldo (after 1790 Leopol ...

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