Papal States (1717) giulio

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from Jean Elsen sale 132, lot 632
This specimen was lot 632 in Jean Elsen sale 132 (Brussels, March 2017), where it sold for €70 (about US$89 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"ITALIE, ETATS PONTIFICAUX, Clément XI (1700-1721), (Gianfrancesco Albani), AR giulio, an 17, Rome. D/ Armoiries. R/ Saint Pierre deb. à d. Très Beau. (Italy, Pontifical State, Clement XI (1700-21), silver giulio, year 17, Rome mint. Obverse: arms; reverse: St. Peter standing. Very fine.)"
This giulio is one of fifteen types but the only one for 1717. It is common.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: 3.05 g, .917 fine silver, this specimen 2,99 g.

Catalog reference: Munt. 114; Berman 2419, KM 766.

Source:

  • 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.
  • [1]Elsen, Philippe, et al., Vente Publique 132, Brussels: Jean Elsen et ses Fils S.A., 2017.

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