obolos 14
15. December 2019
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Lot 717
Starting Price: 500 CHF
Hammer Price: 800 CHF
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ITALY, Venice. Coinage for Candia (Crete). Antonio Priuli, 1618-1623. 30 Tornesi or 2 Soldi (Billon, 24 mm, 3.46 g, 10 h). TOPNEΣIA/ TPIANTA in two lines; above, three stars; rosette between two stars below; the whole within dotted circle; around, ANTΩNIOΣ O ΠPIOΛOΣ ΔOYΞ✿. Rev. ▴O AΓIOΣ MAPKOΣ▴ / ▴X▴ Winged lion of S. Marco standing left, with Book of Gospel. CNI VIII, 249. Paolucci 891. Papadopoli 203. Extremely rare, the only example to be offered on public sale for at least 20 years. Very fine.

From a collection formed in the 1980s by a Specialist.

This is the first coin to be struck with Greek inscriptions since the fall of Constantinople in 1453.
Current Status
Online bidding closes:
15 Dec 2019 21:58:30 CET
Current Date & Time:
04 Jun 2020 04:18:25 CEST
Remaining Time:
Closed
Hammer Price:
800 CHF by Thalassinos (Bids: 3)

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Lot 717
Starting Price: 500 CHF
ITALY, Venice. Coinage for Candia (Crete). Antonio Priuli, 1618-1623. 30 Tornesi or 2 Soldi (Billon, 24 mm, 3.46 g, 10 h). TOPNEΣIA/ TPIANTA in two lines; above, three stars; rosette between two stars below; the whole within dotted circle; around, ANTΩNIOΣ O ΠPIOΛOΣ ΔOYΞ✿. Rev. ▴O AΓIOΣ MAPKOΣ▴ / ▴X▴ Winged lion of S. Marco standing left, with Book of Gospel. CNI VIII, 249. Paolucci 891. Papadopoli 203. Extremely rare, the only example to be offered on public sale for at least 20 years. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 800 CHF
Lot 718
Starting Price: 75 CHF
ITALY, Venice. Coinage for Candia (Crete). Giovanni Cornaro, 1624-1630. 60 Tornesi or 4 Soldi (Billon, 30 mm, 6.11 g, 3 h). TOPNEΣIA/ EΞHNTA in two lines; above, rosette between two stars; below rosette; the whole within dotted circle; around, ✶IΩAN• KOPNHΛIOΣ Ο ΔOYΞ. Rev. O AΓIOΣ MAPKOΣ Winged lion of S. Marco standing left, with Book of Gospel; in exergue value, (IIII) between two stars. CNI VIII, 168. Paolucci 892. Papadopoli 133. Fine brown surfaces. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 150 CHF
Lot 719
Starting Price: 75 CHF
ITALY, Venice. Coinage for Candia (Crete). Giovanni Cornaro, 1624-1630. 60 Tornesi or 4 Soldi (Billon, 30 mm, 5.72 g, 10 h). TOPNEΣIA/ EΞHNTA in two lines; above, rosette between two stars; below rosette; the whole within dotted circle; around, ✶IΩAN• KOPNHΛIOΣ Ο ΔOYΞ. Rev. O AΓIOΣ MAPKOΣ✶ Winged lion of S. Marco standing left, with Book of Gospel; in exergue value, (IIII) between two stars. CNI VIII, 166. Paolucci 892. Papadopoli 131. Unusual nice details for the issue; a lovely example. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 280 CHF
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