Papal States 1778 20 bolognini
This type was issued 1778-80 for Pius VI (1774-99) from the Bologna mint. At Bologna, 80 bolognini = one scudo instead of one hundred baiocchi as in Rome. Therefore twenty bolognini = twenty-five baiocchi = quarter scudo. This type is not listed as expensive.
Recorded mintage: unknown.
Specification: 5.28 g, .917 fine silver.
Catalog reference: KM 276, Ber-3052.
- 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.