Papal States 1700-I piastra Dav-1428
"VATIKAN / KIRCHENSTAAT Clemente XI. 1700-1721. Piastra 1700, AN I, Rom. Kl. Schrötlingsfehler. Fast vorzüglich. (Papal States, Clement XI, 1700-21, piastra of 1700, year I, Rome mint. Good extremely fine.)"Coinage of the Papal States remains popular today for, besides the strong associations for Catholics, this period saw a string of commemorative issues featuring wonderfully vivid portraits of the various men who occupied the throne of St. Peter. This issue was issued 1700 only and is scarce. The piastra was the Italian equivalent of the German thaler.
Recorded mintage: unknown.
Specification: 32.07 g, .917 fine silver, the first specimen 32.00 g.
- Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700, 6th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.
- Numismatic Coins, Medals & Banknotes, Auction 11, Zurich: Sincona AG, 2013.