Papal States 1758 baiocco

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from the Tom Fitzgerald Collection
Papal States 1758 baiocco rev Tom F.jpg

This type is listed for 1758-59 only and was struck in Rome. The Rome mint struck copper sporadically in the 1750's and 1760's; most production occurred at Gubbio. 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: 10.6 g, copper.

Catalog reference: KM 1184, Ber-2912.

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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