Papal States (1503-13) giulio Berman-574
This specimen was lot 22610 in Stack's Bowers ANA sale (Anaheim, CA, August 2016), where it sold for $164.50. The catalog description noted, "ITALY. Papal States. Rome. Giulio, ND. Pope Julius II (Giuliano della Rovere) (1503-13). NGC EF-45. Saint Peter and Paul facing, reverse crossed keys with crown above. Slightly double struck obverse, with clear readable legends and choice centering. From the Rockaway Collection." The piastra was 10½ giulii and the scudo was ten giulii. Berman lists eleven different giulii for the reign of Julius II, patron of Michaelangelo and Bramante.
Recorded mintage: unknown.
Specification: 3.95 g, .920 fine silver.
Catalog reference: Berman-574.
- Berman, Allen G., Papal Coins, South Salem, NY: Attic Books, 1991.
- Ponterio, Richard, The August 2016 Anaheim ANA Auction: Ancient Coins, World Coins & Paper Money, Santa Ana, CA: Stack's Bowers LLC, 2016.