Papal States 1764 zecchino Fr-237

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Sincona sale 38, lot 1596
This specimen was lot 1596 in Sincona sale 38 (Zurich, May 2017), where it sold for 550 CHF (about US$660 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"Clemente XIII. 1758-1769 Zecchino A VI/1764. Roma. Gutes sehr schön. Gewellt. (Papal States, Clement XIII, 1758-69, zecchino of 1764, Rome mint. Good very fine, Wavy planchet.)"
This type was struck 1759-69 and is among the more common of papal ducats.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: 3.45 g, .986 fine gold, this specimen 3.41 g.

Catalog reference: Muntoni 6a. Fr-237, KM 984, Ber-2890.

Source:

  • Berman, Allen G., Papal Coins, South Salem, NY: Attic Books, 1991.
  • Friedberg, Arthur L. and Ira S. Friedberg, Gold Coins of the World, From Ancient Times to the Present, 7th ed., Clifton, NJ: Coin and Currency Institute, 2003.
  • [1]Jürg Richter, Auction 38, Gold Coins and Medals, Zurich: Sincona AG, 2017.
  • Michael, Thomas, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2016.

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