Papal States 1753 1/2 zecchino Fr-232
This type was struck 1741-56 for Benedict XIV and is among the more common of papal half ducats. It is accompanied by a full ducat (Fr-231).
Recorded mintage: unknown.
Specification: 1.72 g, .986 fine gold, .055 troy oz AGW.
Catalog reference: KM 933, Fr-232, Ber-2733.
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