ITALY.VENICE.Alvise IV Mocenigo AD 1763-1778, anonymous issue.AR.Mezza Liretta.No date. Doge in the stance of Saint Francis recieving the Stigmata.

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ITALY.VENICE.Alvise IV Mocenigo  AD 1763-1778, anonymous issue.AR.Mezza Liretta.No date.  ( 1.52g, 22mm, 6h )
 
IN TE CONF IDO, Doge kneeling right hand outstretched at sides, in exergue value .X.
Reverse.IVSTITIAM DILIGITE, Saint Justina standing holding naked sword in right hand and scales in left, in exergue .*..
Ref:CNI VIII pg.635.621.
About very fine.
 
Issued by decree 3rd July 1665.
 
The stance of the kneeling doge greatly resembles the stance of Saint Frances often shown on coins and in art when he is about to recieve the stigmata.
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