Papal States 1780 scudo Dav-1471

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Jean Elsen sale 111, lot 1276
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from the Tom Fitzgerald Collection
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from the Tom Fitzgerald Collection
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from the Tom Fitzgerald Collection
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a specimen struck in bronze, perhaps a counterfeit, from the Tom Fitzgerald Collection
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The first specimen was lot 1276 in Jean Elsen sale 111 (Brussels, December 2011), where it did not sell. The catalog description[1] noted,
"ITALIE, ETATS PONTIFICAUX, Pie VI (1775-1799), (Giovanni Angelo Braschi), AR scudo, 1780, an 6, Rome. Droit: Armoiries. PIVS dans la légende. Revers: L'Eglise siégeant sur une nuée. AUXILIVM dans la légende. A été montée. presque Très Beau. (Italy, Papal States, Pius VI (1775-99), (Giovanni Angelo Braschi), silver scudo of 1780, year 6, Rome mint. Obverse: arms, "PIVS" in legend; reverse: the Church, seated on a cloud, "AUXILIVM" in the legend. Has been mounted, nearly Very Fine.)"
This scarce issue also comes with the "V's" engraved as "U's."

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: 26.42 g, .917 fine silver, .779 troy oz ASW, the first specimen 26,26 g.

Catalog reference: Munt., 17; Ber-2958; Dav-1471, KM 1216.2.

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.
  • Davenport, John S., European Crowns, 1700-1800, 2nd Ed., London: Spink & Son, 1964.
  • [1]Elsen, Philippe, Vente Publique 111, Brussels: Jean Elsen et ses fils, S.A., 2011.

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