Papal States (1634) piastra Dav-4058

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from the Tom Fitzgerald Collection
Papal St Dav-4058 rev Tom F.jpg

Silver piastri are popular with collectors not only for their Catholic associations but also the extraordinarily vivid portraits of the various popes, including Urban VIII (1623-44) shown here.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: 31.99 g, .917 fine silver.

Catalog reference: Dav-4058; KM-182, Ber-1713.

Source:

  • Berman, Allen G., Papal Coins, South Salem, NY: Attic Books, 1991.
  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700, 6th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.
  • Davenport, John S., European Crowns, 1600-1700, Galesburg, IL, 1974.

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