Venice Gold Zecchini
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Venice Gold Coins
The coin denomination used by Venice include zecchino, (plural zecchini), scudo (plural scudi), and lira (plural lire).
This page relates solely to zecchini issued by the Italian State of Venice.
Zecchino||1595 - ||20||3.08||.9990||.10
The Doge kneeling before St. Mark, with the legend:
LUDO(V) MANIN, reading from 12 o'clock, around the edge as normal
S M VENET, reading downwards, anticlockwise from the top ot the coin. This stands for SACRA MONETA VENETIAE (Sacred money / coin of Venice)
Christ standing in starred field within marquise shaped panel, with the legend:
SIT T XPE DAT Q TV REGIS ISTE DVCA (or similar), or in full: Sit tibi, Christe, datus, quem tu regis iste ducatus' (or roughly, "Let it be given for you, Christ, that dukedom which you rule")
Prices & Availability
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Date||State||Reign||Denomination||Grade||Mintage||Availability||Price £||Price $
||Very Fine|| ||Yes
Notes on Table
Denomination = (Face Value)
Postage & Packing
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Obverse of 1783 Venice Gold Zecchino
Reverse of 1783 Venice Gold Zecchino