Papal States 1777 grosso

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from the Tom Fitzgerald Collection
Papal States KM-1033 rev Tom F.jpg

This type is listed in the SCWC for 1777-83, one of the few multiyear types listed therein. The grosso was five baiocchi, while the scudo was one hundred baiocchi. The reverse is boldly different from the issue of 1778.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: 1.34 g, silver, .917 fine.

Catalog reference: KM-1033, Ber-2969.

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.

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