Co 496 (Venetian tornesello of Francesco Foscari) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
Coin
Comparanda
Paolucci1990, pp. 40-41
Comparanda
Papadopoli1893, p. 273, no. 20, pl. XV:16
Comparanda
Stahl1985, pp. 75-76, nos. 22-23, pl. 2
Axis (1-12
3
Has denomination
tornesello
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
18.0
Numismatic Mint
Venice
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
0.44
Obverse Description
Cross pattée
Obverse Inscription
✠ [FR]AC [• FOSCI]ARI DVX
Reverse Description
Facing winged lion of St. Mark, holding Gospels
Reverse Inscription
✠ VE[XILIF]ER • VENETIA 𝔘
Material
Billon (Material)
Has visual motif (depicts)
Christian Cross (Visual Motif)
Has visual motif (depicts)
Lion (Visual Motif)
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“Co 496 (Venetian tornesello of Francesco Foscari).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2022. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/co0496>