Co 883 (Venetian tornesello of Andrea Contarini) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Not after (date)
1382
Not before (date)
1368
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
Coin
Comparanda
Papadopoli1893, p. 217, nos. 7-8, pl. XII:14
Comparanda
Stahl1985, p. 74, nos. 8-11, pl. 1
Published as
KenchreaiIII, p. 79, no. 1238 (R. Hohlfelder)
Axis (1-12
2
Has denomination
tornesello
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
16.0
Numismatic Mint
Venice
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
0.55
Obverse Description
Cross pattée
Obverse Inscription
• ✠ • ANDRƆ • ƍTARƆ DVX
Reverse Description
Winged lion of St. Mark with Gospels facing
Reverse Inscription
✠ • VEXILIFER • VENE[TI]A𝔘
Material
Billon (Material)
Has visual motif (depicts)
Christian Cross (Visual Motif)
Has visual motif (depicts)
Lion (Visual Motif)
Obverse Photograph
Reverse Photograph
Suggested citation
“Co 883 (Venetian tornesello of Andrea Contarini).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2022. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/co0883>