Papal States 1776 zecchino Fr-243
Revision as of 00:18, 25 May 2018 by Meontko (Text replacement - "* Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, ''Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800, 5th ed.,'' Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2010." to "* Michael, Thomas, ''Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800, 7th ed.,'' Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2016.")
"ITALIEN, Vatikan - Kirchenstaat, Pius VI. 1775-1799. Zecchino 1776 / A II, Rom. Sehr schön. Kleine Broschierspuren. (Papal States, Pius VI, 1775-99, zecchino of year 2, 1776, Rome mint. Very fine, Minor traces of jewelry.)"The SCWC separates KM-1029 from KM-1046 (struck 1776 and 1783-84) by the shape of the shield on the obverse but Friedberg lumps them together. It is the last papal zecchino.
Recorded mintage: unknown.
Specification: 3.45 g, .998 fine gold, .110 troy oz AGW; the second specimen 3.41 g.
Catalog reference: Fr-243; KM 1029, the first specimen Ber-2954, the second specimen Berman 2955.
- Berman, Allen G., Papal Coins, South Salem, NY: Attic Books, 1991.
- Michael, Thomas, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2016.
- Friedberg, Arthur L. and Ira S. Friedberg, Gold Coins of the World, From Ancient Times to the Present, 7th ed., Clifton, NJ: Coin and Currency Institute, 2003.
- Richter, Jürg, Auction 46, Gold Coins and Medals, Zurich: Sincona AG, 2018