CYPRUS under VENICE.AE.Besant 1570.Mint of FAMAGUSTA.~~~Famagustsa beseiged by the Ottoman Turks.

Ancient Coins - CYPRUS under VENICE.AE.Besant 1570.Mint of FAMAGUSTA.~~~Famagustsa beseiged by the Ottoman Turks.
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CYPRUS under VENICE.AE.Besant 1570.Mint of FAMAGUSTA. ( 4.40g, 30mm, 9h)
PR(O) REGNI CYPRI PRESSIDIO, winged lion of Saint Mark in centre date 1570 below.
Reverse.cupid above VENETORV / FIDES INVI /OLABILIS / BISANTE / I.F
Ref:Lambros 108, Schl.VIII 14, Paolucci 908, Maillet 39.2.
Better than very fine.

This coin was struck by the Venetian defenders lead by Marc'Antonio Bragadino against the Ottoman Turks in 1570.
Thistype is attibuted to the mint of FAMAGUSTA and another type with theletter I reverse exergue is attributed to the Nicosia mint .
Preis SKU: CRU459
£ 120.00
  • US$ 158.35
  • € 134.25
  • AUD 209.86
  • CHF 157.02
  • CAD 202.09

Wechselkurs: 11/17/17

Versand aus: United Kingdom
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