Papal States 1773 grosso

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from the Tom Fitzgerald Collection
Papal States 1773 grosso rev Tom F.jpg

This type is listed in the SCWC for 1769-74. It is fairly common. The grosso was five baiocchi, while the scudo was one hundred baiocchi. Note the overdate (1773/2) on the reverse and the corrected regnal year (IV/III) on the obverse.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: 1.34 g, silver, .917 fine.

Catalog reference: KM 1005, Ber-2934.


  • 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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