Papal States 1830-R scudo Dav-189

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from the Tom Fitzgerald Collection
Papal St Dav-189 rev Tom F.jpg

This type is listed for 1830 and was struck in Rome (shown here) and Bologna. It is the only scudo from the short reign of Pius VIII. After the reform of 1740, five quattrini = one baiocco; ten baiocchi = one giulio; 100 baiocchi = ten giulii = one scudo. In 1866, the currency was reformed to use centesimi and lire in order to match that of the surrounding kingdom of Italy. In 1870, the Papal States were occupied and annexed by the kingdom of Italy and coinage ceased until 1929.

Recorded mintage: unknown but somewhat scarce.

Specification: 26.42 g, .917 fine silver, .779 troy oz ASW.

Catalog reference: KM 1310, Dav-189, Ber-3265.

Source:

  • Berman, Allen G., Papal Coins, South Salem, NY: Attic Books, 1991.
  • Gigante, Fabio, Gigante 2016: Catalogo Nazionale delle Monete Italiano Dal '700 All'Euro, 24a ed. Varese, Italy, 2015.
  • Montenegro, Eupremio, Montenegro 2015: Manuale del Collezionista di Monete Italiane, 30 ed., Torino, Italy: Montenegro s.a.s., 2014.
  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2012.
  • Davenport, John S., European Crowns and Talers, Since 1800, 2nd Ed., London: Spink & Son, 1964.

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