Papal States 1789 4 bolognini
This type was issued 1778-96 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 271, Ber-3064.
- 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.