Detailed information about coin type: Gazeta from Septinsular Republic:
Greek: Γαζέτα, also spelled in English as Gazetta (with double t). It succeeded the Venetian Gazzetta (spelled with double z and double t) which was subdivided into two soldi, however the Gazeta of the Septinsular (Seven-Island) Republic was not subdivided into smaller units.
According to Coins and Medals of the Septinsular Republic by Pavlos Lambru, minted in Garitsa, Kerkyra (Corfu).
|Face value||1 (x Gazeta)|
|Year produced||1801||Current||No (demonetised 1819)|
|Production technology||Milled (machine-made)||Shape||Round|
|Size (mm)||Thickness (mm)|
Winged lion of San Marco (St Mark) holding the Gospel (or in some interpretations a shield) and seven arrows. Around, ΕΠΤΑΝΗΣΟΣ ΠΟΛΙΤΕΙΑ meaning "Septinsular (Seven-Island) State" in Greek.
The Lion of San Marco is the symbol of the city of Venice and formerly of the Republic of Venice, which ruled the Ionian Islands for centuries until they were formed into the short-lived Septinsular Republic in 1801.
Value and the year: 1 ΓΑΖΕΤΑ 1801, surrounded by a chain-like circle. Variations exist with a star and a bar before, after or below the date.
1 ΓΑΖΕΤΑ 1801
Λάμπρου, Παύλος (1844). Νομίσματα και μετάλλια της Επτανήσου πολιτείας, ISBN 978-960-258-102-5 (Coins and Medals of the Septinsular Republic by Pavlos Lambru).
|Gazeta 1801||unknown||ΕΠΤΑΝΗΣΟΣ ΠΟΛΙΤΕΙΑ|