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Ferdinand IV, Marriage of Francis, Duke of Calabria, and Clementina, 1797, large silver medal by Domenico Perger, conjoined busts of Francis and Clementina right, rev. Cupid and Hymen standing by an altar, Minerva seated to left, Abundantia seated to right, in the distance a coastal scene with four ships of the line, 71mm., 194.17g. (Ricc.53), on a thick flan (5mm.), about extremely fine, old toning, very rare
Ferdinand IV, Marriage of Francis, Duke of Calabria, and Clementina, 1797, large silver medal by Domenico Perger, conjoined busts of Francis and Clementina right, rev. Cupid and Hymen standing by an altar, Minerva seated to left, Abundantia seated to right, in the distance a coastal scene with four ships of the line, 71mm., 194.17g. (Ricc.53), on a thick flan (5mm.), about extremely fine, old toning, very rare

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Ferdinand IV, Marriage of Francis, Duke of Calabria, and Clementina, 1797, large silver medal by Domenico Perger, conjoined busts of Francis and Clementina right, rev. Cupid and Hymen standing by an altar, Minerva seated to left, Abundantia seated to right, in the distance a coastal scene with four ships of the line, 71mm., 194.17g. (Ricc.53), on a thick flan (5mm.), about extremely fine, old toning, very rare

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Francis, Duke of Calabria (1777-1830), married Clementina (1777-1801), daughter of Emperor Leopold II in 1797. As Francis I he succeeded his father Ferdinand IV as King of the Two Sicilies in 1825.
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