Papal States (1729) grosso

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from the Tom Fitzgerald Collection
Papal States 1729 grosso rev Tom F.jpg

This date is listed in the SCWC for 1726 for Benedict XIII (1724-30). The grosso was five baiocchi or one twentieth of a scudo. Many varieties were issued in the 1730's.

Recorded mintage: unknown but scarce.

Specification: 1.34 g, silver, .917 fine.

Catalog reference: KM-815, Ber-2571.

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.

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