Pistole

Features

Issuer City of Geneva
Period Lordship and Republic of Geneva (1534-1798)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1758-1770
Value 1 Pistole (420⁄153)
Currency Thaler (1535-1792)
Composition Gold (.900)
Weight 7.64 g
Shape Round
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 24018
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References KM# 77,
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.
HMZ 1# 2-338f,
Jürg Richter, Ruedi Kunzmann; 2006. Der neue HMZ-Katalog / Band. 1. Die Münzen der Schweiz : Antike bis Mittelalter. Battenberg Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.
HMZ 1# 2-338g,
Jürg Richter, Ruedi Kunzmann; 2006. Der neue HMZ-Katalog / Band. 1. Die Münzen der Schweiz : Antike bis Mittelalter. Battenberg Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.
HMZ 1# 2-338h
Jürg Richter, Ruedi Kunzmann; 2006. Der neue HMZ-Katalog / Band. 1. Die Münzen der Schweiz : Antike bis Mittelalter. Battenberg Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.

Obverse

Ornate arms, IHS in sun above

Script: Latin

Lettering:
RESPUBL· GENEVEN·
IHΣ

Reverse

Script: Latin

Lettering:
POST TENEBRAS LUX
IHΣ
1758

Comments

Variants:
 • HMZ# 2-338f, J758:

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 • HMZ# 2-338g, J762, In main image
 • HMZ# 2-338h, 1770:

©️ Image courtesy of Bolaffi (http://www.bolaffi.it/)

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
1758  J758; HMZ# 2-338f
1762  J762; HMZ# 2-338g
1770  1770; HMZ# 2-338h

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Past sales

Pictures Sale Date Version Grade Price
Picture 1 of a sold PistolePicture 1 of a sold PistolePicture 1 of a sold PistolePicture 1 of a sold Pistole
Heritage Auctions
2022 January 18 - 19 NYINC World Coins Signature Auction 3098
Lot 34436
Internet Archive
Jan 18, 2022 1770 – 1770; HMZ# 2-338h UNC
(PCGS MS64+)
USD 5040.00
(incl. buyer's premium)

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