Papal States 1700 giulio KM-639
This specimen was lot 2712 in Goldberg sale 109 (Los Angeles, January 2019), where it did not sell. The catalog description noted, "Italian States: Papal/Roman States. Giulio, 1700. Anno IX. Innocent XII. Holy Door with four columns. Holy Year issue. Attractively toned. PCGS graded MS-63." Berman notes twelve different giulii for this pope. Berman-2255 depicts the Holy Door with four columns; another type shows the door with only two. The giulio was ten baiocchi, while the piastra, the Italian equivalent of the German thaler, was 105 baiocchi (3½ testone).
Recorded mintage: unknown.
Specification: 3.05 g, silver, .917 fine.
Catalog reference: Berman-2255, KM-639.
- 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.
- Goldberg, Ira, Larry Goldberg, John Lavender, Yifu Che, Jason Villareal and Stephen Harvey, Goldberg Sale 109: the Pre-Long Beach Auction, Los Angeles: Goldberg Coins and Collectibles, 2019.