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Giacomo Gattilusio, Gold, Ducat, Mytilene, 1376-1396

 
 

Obverse

Christ standing in a mandorla, blessing with right hand and holding Gospels with left hand. Three stars in left field and four in right field.

SITT[ ]PDΑT[  ]TDVCAT

Reverse

St. Mark handing banner to kneeling doge. D|V|X in center, DM in left field.

ICOGTLV

Obverse

Christ standing in a mandorla, blessing with right hand and holding Gospels with left hand. Three stars in left field and four in right field.

SITT[ ]PDΑT[  ]TDVCAT

Reverse

St. Mark handing banner to kneeling doge. D|V|X in center, DM in left field.

ICOGTLV

Accession number BZC.2002.1
Ruler Giacomo Gattilusio
Metal Gold
Denomination Ducat
Mint Mytilene
Date 13761396
Diameter 22.0 mm
Weight 3.55 g
Relation of Dies 6:00
Shape Flat

Commentary

H. E. Ives, The Venetian Gold Ducat and Its Imitations, plate 12.2.

G. Lunardi, Le monete delle colonie genovesi, 243, b3 var. d.

Acquisition History

From Münzzentrum, Cologne, auction 109, no. 106.