Papal States 1675 giulio KM-362

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Jean Elsen sale 132, lot 601
This specimen was lot 601 in Jean Elsen sale 132 (Brussels, March 2017), where it sold for €65 (about US$82 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"ITALIE, ETATS PONTIFICAUX, Clément X (1670-1676), (Emelio Altieri), AR giulio, 1675, Rome. Année Sainte. D/ Armoiries. R/ La Porte Sainte murée. Coup sur la tranche. presque Très Beau. (Italy, Pontifical State, Clement X (1670-76), silver giulio of 1675, Rome mint, Holy Year. Obverse: arms; reverse: the Holy Door bricked up. Rim bump, about Very fine.)"
This giulio was issued in 1675 to honor the Holy Year. It accompanied several piastri (Dav-4080, -4081) and is fairly scarce.

Recorded mintage: unknown but available.

Specification: 3.199 g, .916 fine silver, this specimen 3,06 g.

Catalog reference: Munt. 34, KM 362. Berman 2022.

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

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