ITALY.VENICE.Nicola da Ponte AD 1578-1585.AR.Quarto di Scudo.

Ancient Coins - ITALY.VENICE.Nicola da Ponte AD 1578-1585.AR.Quarto di Scudo.
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ITALY.VENICE.Nicola da Ponte AD 1578-1585.AR.Quarto di Scudo.(8.13g.30mm)
S.VENET.NIC.DE PON, Doge right kneeling before enthroned figure of Saint Mark who hands over a banner, in exergue MAC ( assayer Marcantonio Contarin 30.7.1578-23.11.1579).
Reverse.MEMORERO TVI IVSTINA VIRGO, Saint Justina standing left holding palm in right hand and sword in her brest,in exergue 40.
Ref:CNI VII pg.450.47.
better than very fine.

Saint Justina is the Patron Saint of Padua and later atter the defeat of the Ottoman Navy at the battle of Lepanto ( 7th October 1571) off Patras, Greece was venerated by the Venetians.The battle took place on� her name day and the defeat of the upto then invincible Ottoman Navy was attributed to the intervention of this maiden Saint.
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