Pistole Forte

Features

Issuer City of Geneva
Period Lordship and Republic of Geneva (1534-1798)
Type Standard circulation coin
Year 1724
Value 1 Pistole Forte = 40 Florin 3 Sols (5.5)
Currency Thaler (1535-1792)
Composition Gold
Weight 6.75 g
Shape Round
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 189490
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References HMZ 2# 337b,
Jürg Richter, Ruedi Kunzmann; 2006. Der neue HMZ-Katalog / Band. 2. Die Münzen der Schweiz und Liechtensteins : 15./16. Jahrhundert bis Gegenwart. Battenberg Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.
Fr# 258,
Arthur L. Friedberg, Ira S. Friedberg, Robert Friedberg; 2017. Gold Coins of the World : From Ancient Times to the Present (9th edition). Coin & Currency Institute, Williston, Vermont, United States.
KM# 70
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, United States.
And 5 more volumes.

Obverse

Coat of arms on ornate shield. Sun above.

Script: Latin

Lettering: RESPUBL GENEVEN

Reverse

Crowned imperial double-headed eagle with coat of arms of Geneva on shield on chest.

Script: Latin

Lettering:
· POST TENEBRAS LUX ·
17 24

Comments

Dem. 579; D./T. 1004 b

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
1724 

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