ITALY.VENICE.Nicolo da Ponte AD 1578-1585.AR.1/2 Scudo da 4 lire.Saint Justina.

Ancient Coins - ITALY.VENICE.Nicolo da Ponte AD 1578-1585.AR.1/2 Scudo da 4 lire.Saint Justina.
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ITALY.VENICE.Nicolo da Ponte AD 1578-1585.AR.1/2 Scudo da 4 lire. (15.17g,35mm, 12h)
*S.M.VENE.NIC.DEPONT.DVX, Doge ( right ) kneeling before enthroned figure on Saint Peter who hands him a banner, in exergue *P*C* ( = assayer Pasquale Cicogna 5.12.1582-2.7.1583).
Reverse.MEMORETO TVI IVSTINA VIRG, Saint Justina standing left, facing right,� holding palm in right hand and book of gospels in left, sword in her brest, behind her lion of Saint Mark, in exergue *80*.
Ref:CNI VII pg.461.136 var. ( no stop after DVX ).
Good very fine.Rare. ( Rarity 1 in Gamberini )

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