Papal States 1794 carlino
This type was issued 1777, 1780 and 1792-96 for Pius VI (1774-99) from the Rome mint and was one quarter of a testone or 7½ baiocchi. It is the last issue of this denomination and does not fit the quasidecimal system adopted in 1740 (ten baiocchi = one giulio, ten giulio = one scudo).
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.