Papal States 1780 carlino
The carlino was one fourth of a testone or seven and a half baiocchi. It did not fit in the decimal reform of 1740 but was likely struck anyway out of tradition. This type, issued for Pius VI (1775-99), is known for 1777-96.
Recorded mintage: unknown.
Specification: 2.3 g, .917 fine silver.
Catalog reference: KM 1212.1, Ber-2982.
- 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.