CYPRUS Doge Pietro Loredan 1567-1570 4 Carzie UNC

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Bi 4 Carzie Venice mint? Issued for Cyprus

Cross pattée quartered with lozenges.

+PETRVS LAVREDA DVX

Nimbate lion rampant left.

+SANCTVS MARCVS VENET

Papadopoli 33; Paolucci 15; Gamberini 446

A bit toned, but much of the original silvering remains. Scarce, Rare in this grade.

Double struck obverse.

This is the last European colonial issue of Cyprus before the Ottomans expelled the Venetians from the island. This coin sought to appear similar to the Sixains of Jean II minted on Cyprus a hundred years prior.


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Price SKU: ME45286
US$ 225.00
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