Papal States 1766 zecchino Fr-237

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Heritage sale 3021, lot 22183
Papal St 1766 ducat rev Heritage 3021-22183.jpg

This specimen was lot 22183 in Heritage sale 3021 (New York, January 2013), where it did not sell. The catalog description[1] noted, "Papal States. Clement XIII gold Zecchino 1766 VIII, AU55 NGC, very little wear evident, considerable original mint luster." This type was struck 1759-69. For 1766, years VIII (shown here) and IX exist.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: 3.45 g, .996 fine gold, .110 troy oz AGW.

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


  • Berman, Allen G., Papal Coins, South Salem, NY: Attic Books, 1991.
  • [1]Bierrenbach, Cristiano, Warren Tucker and David Michaels, Heritage World and Ancient Coins Auction 3021, featuring the Cecil Webster, Richard P. Ariagno and Elizabeth McPhall Charters Collection, Dallas: Heritage Auction Galleries, 2012.
  • 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.
  • Michael, Thomas, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2016.

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