Papal States 1770 zecchino Fr-240
"ITALY, Vatican - Church State, Clemens XIV. 1769-1774 Zecchino A II/1770. Selten. Fast sehr schön. Leicht gewellt. (Papal States, Clement XIV, 1769-74, zecchino of 1770, year 2. Rare, About very fine, Slightly wavy planchet.)"This type is recorded for 1769-73 and is also known as a ducat. A "sede vacante" issue is also known for 1769.
Recorded mintage: unknown.
Specification: 3.45 g, .998 fine gold, .110 troy oz AGW, this specimen 3.41 g.
Catalog reference: KM 1012, Fr-240, Ber-2928.
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