Papal States 1736 testone KM-878

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from the Tom Fitzgerald Collection
Papal States KM-878 rev Tom F.jpg

This type is listed in the SCWC for 1736 along with at least eight other types of testone, all scarce. It is very similar to KM 877 but is dated. The testone was thirty baiocchi, while the piastra, the Italian equivalent of the German thaler, was 105 baiocchi.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: 7.93 g, silver, .917 fine.

Catalog reference: KM-878, Ber-2624.

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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