Papal States 1680 piastra Dav-4090
"VATIKAN / KIRCHENSTAAT Innocenzo XI. 1676-1689. Piastra 1680, Rom. Fast sehr schön. (Papal States, Innocent XI, 1676-89, piastra of 1680, Rome mint. Good very fine.)"Coinage of the Papal States remains popular today for, besides the strong associations for Catholics, this period saw a string of commemorative issues featuring wonderfully vivid portraits of the various men who occupied the throne of St. Peter. This issue was issued 1680-81 and is reasonably available. The piastra was the Italian equivalent of the German thaler.
Recorded mintage: unknown.
Specification: silver, the first specimen 30.91 g.
- 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.
- Numismatic Coins, Medals & Banknotes, Auction 11, Zurich: Sincona AG, 2013.