Papal States 1758 1/2 baiocco
This type is listed for 1758 only and was struck in Rome. More mezzi baiocchi were struck 1758-59 (KM 1183.1), then no more were made until 1783. The early coinage of the Papal States used an antique monetary system. After 1740, five quattrini = one baiocco; 100 baiocchi = one scudo.
Recorded mintage: unknown.
Specification: 5.3 g, copper.
Catalog reference: KM 1183.2, Ber-2913.
- 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.