Papal States (1667-69) piastra Dav-4072

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from the Tom Fitzgerald Collection
Papal St Dav-4074 rev Tom F.jpg

Silver piastri are popular with collectors not only for their Catholic associations but also the extraordinarily vivid portraits of the various popes. This type, issued for Clement IX without date, is scarce. On the reverse, four seraphim support the throne of St. Peter.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: silver.

Catalog reference: Dav-4072; KM-311, Ber-1969.

Source:

  • Berman, Allen G., Papal Coins, South Salem, NY: Attic Books, 1991.
  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700, 6th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.

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