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Italy - Republic of Venice. Doge Marco Corner (1365-1368). Tornesello 1365-1368
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Italy - Republic of Venice. Doge Marco Corner (1365-1368). Tornesello 1365-1368

Very Rare AR Tornesello from Republic of Venice (Italian States) at XF condition.. Doge Marco Cornaro (1365-1368) Obverse: Cross inside a circle. Lettering: ✠ • MARC' CORN • DVX • Reverse: St. Marcus lion with Gospel inside a circle. Lettering: ✠ VEXILIFER • VENECIA4 • Mint: Venice, Italy N# 114232 Biaggi 2842 Marco Cornaro (c. 1286 - 13 January 1368), also known as Marco Corner, was the 59th doge of Venice, ruling between 1365 and 1368. His brief reign saw the loss of Venetian territory to Genoa and the Ottoman Empire, though Venice was to enjoy economic growth during this time. The tornesello was minted in Venice but was specifically designated for use by the administrators of colonies of Coron and Modon, Negroponte and Crete. Struck in an alloy of 1/9 silver, they were intended as a replacement for the Frankish denier tournois, last minted in 1350. _______________________________________________ See pictures for a better impression.. Shipping with secure and registered mail with declared value..

No. 80848551

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Italy - Republic of Venice. Doge Marco Corner (1365-1368). Tornesello 1365-1368

Italy - Republic of Venice. Doge Marco Corner (1365-1368). Tornesello 1365-1368

Very Rare AR Tornesello from Republic of Venice (Italian States) at XF condition..

Doge Marco Cornaro (1365-1368)

Obverse:
Cross inside a circle.
Lettering: ✠ • MARC' CORN • DVX •

Reverse:
St. Marcus lion with Gospel inside a circle.
Lettering: ✠ VEXILIFER • VENECIA4 •

Mint: Venice, Italy

N# 114232
Biaggi 2842


Marco Cornaro (c. 1286 - 13 January 1368), also known as Marco Corner, was the 59th doge of Venice, ruling between 1365 and 1368. His brief reign saw the loss of Venetian territory to Genoa and the Ottoman Empire, though Venice was to enjoy economic growth during this time.

The tornesello was minted in Venice but was specifically designated for use by the administrators of colonies of Coron and Modon, Negroponte and Crete. Struck in an alloy of 1/9 silver, they were intended as a replacement for the Frankish denier tournois, last minted in 1350.
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See pictures for a better impression..
Shipping with secure and registered mail with declared value..

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