Papal States 1778 4 bolognini KM-270

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from the Tom Fitzgerald Collection
Papal States KM-270 rev Tom F.jpg

This type was issued 1778 only for Pius VI (1774-99) from the Bologna mint. At Bologna, 80 bolognini = one scudo instead of one hundred baiocchi as in Rome. Therefore four bolognini = five baiocchi = one grosso. This type is not listed as expensive.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: 2.1 g, billon.

Catalog reference: KM 270, Ber-3063.


  • 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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