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Ancient Nomos Art is a museum of galleries exhibiting ancient coins and ancient mint maps. The coin gallery displays the diverse art and history of hand-crafted ancient Greek, Roman, Byzantine, Persian and Medieval coinage. The ancient mints mapping gallery features Greek, Roman, Byzantine, Asia Minor and Medieval mint city regions and territories. Visitor's are welcome to explore, study and enjoy Ancient Nomos Art.

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Medieval, Venice – 1311 AD

Doge Gradenigo

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Medieval, Venice – 1311 AD

Obverse: St. Mark nimbate standing right presenting banner to kneeling Doge.
Reverse: Christ standing facing, raising hand in benediction; holding gospels.

Obv. •PE• GRADONICO• – •S•M•VENETI S, Nimbate St. Mark standing to right, presenting standard banner to robed and bearded Pietro Gradenigo, Doge XLIX, D V X to right. Rev. •SIT•T•XPE•DAT’• Q:TV – REGIS•ISTE:DVCAT’• II, Christ standing facing, raising hand in benediction and holding Gospels, surrounded by elliptical halo containing nine stars.



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Value: Ducat. Metal: AV Gold. Weight: 3.54 grams. Mint: Venice. Date: 1289-1311 AD.
Attribution: Papadopoli 1; CNI VII 3; Scarfèa 97; Friedberg 1216; Paolucci 1; Biaggi 2793.

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