Italy - Venice / Crete - Lot of 28 x BI Tornesello (14th -15th Cent.), 18 pcs are cont. forgeries made in local workshops!
The tornesello was minted in Venice but was specifically designated for use by the administrators of colonies of Coron and Modon, Negroponte and Crete. The coins were struck in an alloy of eight parts copper to one part silver and were intended as a replacement for the Frankish denier tournois, last minted in 1350.
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- Crete, Greece, Italy, Italy - Venice
- Nominal Value
- Lot of 26 x BI
- Year/Period and Variation
- Tornesello (14 - 15th Century), incl. contemporary forgeries
- Precious metals
- Nr. of Items
- Various conditions