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Capellone

From the Italian word ca- pello, meaning " hair. " The name given to a, silver coin of Modena struck by Frances- co III d'Este (1737-1780), and distin- guished by the long hair on the portrait. Its value was one third of the Lira.


Source: Frey's Dictionary (American Journal of Numismatics, Vol. 50, 1916)
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