Denaro: coin from Swiss Canton of Ticino (1813-1841); 1/12 soldo

DENARO: COIN OF TICINO

3 denari, 1835: Swiss Canton of Ticino

3 denari, 1835: Swiss Canton of Ticino

DENARI TRE: three denari (singular: denaro).

Wreath under the face value.

CANTONE TICINO: Canton of Ticino (Italian-speaking canton in southern Switzerland).

Coat of arms of Ticino.

Mintage: 598.000.

  • Copper: 15 mm - 0.67 g
  • Reference price: 11$

COIN DENARO — WHERE & WHEN (coins catalog: by names & emitents)
  1. SWISS CANTON OF TICINO (1813-1841): denaro = 1/12 soldo = 1/240 franco
  2. ITALIAN STATES (CITY OF ANCONA, PATRIARCHATE OF AQUILEIA, ASTI, DUCHY OF FERRARA, REPUBLIC OF GENOA, REPUBLIC OF LUCCA, DUCHY OF MILAN, KINGDOM OF NAPLES, PAPAL STATES, REPUBLIC OF PISA, KINGDOM OF SICILY, SIENA REPUBLIC, REPUBLIC OF VENICE...), 8th-19th centuries: denaro

The name of the coin denaro (plural: denari) (as well as dinero, denar, denier, diner, etc.) comes from the cult for numismatists around the world Roman coin — denarius.

Denaro was characteristic of the territories of the alpine regions of Italy and the Italian-speaking centers of Switzerland.

Interestingly, now translated from Italian, the word "denaro" literally means "money".