Ferdinando I d’Asburgo (Austrian Emperor Ferdinand I), King of Lombardy-Venetia 1835-1848

Pag. 95; Gig. 10, PCGS-graded Uncirculated Details

Obverse depicts a laureate head of king right. On the reverse crowned double-headed eagle. Exceptionally fine.

Ferdinand was epileptic, having as many as twenty seizures in a day. Judged incapable of ruling, Archduke Ludwig and Prince Metternich were de facto rulers of the Austrian Empire, which included Venice.