Papal States (1458-64) ducat Fr-12
Pope Pius II ruled 1458-64. This is the second and more common of the two ducats known from his reign. St. Peter stands in a quatrefoil, a common design for the period.
Recorded mintage: unknown.
Specification: 3.5 g, .986 fine gold, .110 troy oz AGW.
Catalog reference: Fr-12, Ber-362.
- Berman, Allen G., Papal Coins, South Salem, NY: Attic Books, 1991.
- 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.