Give a fascinating piece of history with this genuine coin issued over 595 years ago in medieval Venice! Once a bustling maritime city, Venice thrived under its shipping trade of silks, spices and exotic goods. Enduring longer than the Roman Republic, Venice ruled as an independent state for over 1,000 years. And this Tornesello coin – struck in silver billon from 1368-1423 and still in Fine condition – recalls that powerful city. A Christian cross is on the obverse. The reverse displays the winged lion of Saint Mark – the republic’s emblem from the 9th century on, when Saint Mark was named Venice’s patron saint. Order now to give a true piece of history!
- Product Type: Single Products
- Location: Europe