Papal States 1759 scudo Dav-1463

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from the Tom Fitzgerald Collection
Papal St Dav-1463 rev Tom F.jpg

This date is a one year type struck in 1759 for Clement XIII (1758-69), the only scudo of this ruler. The scudo superseded the piastra after 1740.

Recorded mintage: unknown but scarce.

Specification: 26.42 g, silver.

Catalog reference: KM 1190, Davenport-1463, Ber-2893.

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.
  • Davenport, John S., European Crowns, 1700-1800, 2nd Ed., London: Spink & Son, 1964.

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