Italian States, Venice 2 Soldi (1565) Very Fine

This was an anonymous silver coinage issued by decree in 1565 under Doge Girolamo Priuli (1486-1567) for use in Crete. The obverse shows the winged lion of Saint Mark holding the book of gospels with the legend SANCTVS MARCVS VENETVS and the reverse shows Saint Justina enthroned with a lion each side, holding a sword in her right hand and scales in left with the legend DILICIT IVSTITIAM.
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SKU: FIT9907