Venice, Doge Domenico Contarini 1659-1674
Ducat featuring a lion, Master of the Mint Zuanne Querini (Z Q)
Obverse/ SM VEN DOMIN CONT DVX S. Marco, blessing, seated on the throne passing with his left hand the standard surmounted by a cross to the genuflected Doge. Z Q in exergue
Reverse/ DVCATVS VENETVS, Winged lion and gradient halo to the left, resting the front right paw on an open book.
Reference: CNI 174. Papadopoli 152.
Metal: Silver - Diameter: 39 mm, weight 22.3 g, very rare (Master of the Mint, see picture 4)
Grading: signs of oxidation (obverse and reverse), F (see pictures)
The coin is authentic, and the coin that you see in the photos is precisely the coin you will receive.
- Italy - Venice
- Doge Domenico Contarini 1659-1674
- Year/Period and Variation
- Ducato Z Q