Papal States 1778 1/2 scudo
This type was issued 1778-96 for Pius VI (1774-99) from the Rome mint. This type is not listed as expensive in the condition shown here but is rare nicer than Very Fine. Regnal years IV (shown here) and V are recorded for 1778.
Recorded mintage: unknown.
Specification: 13.21 g, .917 fine silver.
Catalog reference: KM 1214, Ber-2961.
- 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.