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Coin type: Gazeta

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).

CountrySeptinsular Republic CurrencyGazeta
Sub-type of Sub-types
Face value1 (x Gazeta)
Year produced1801 CurrentNo (demonetised 1819)
MaterialCopper Designer
Production technologyMilled (machine-made) ShapeRound
Size (mm) Thickness (mm)
Mass (g)5.4000

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.

Obverse inscriptionΕΠΤΑΝΗΣΟΣ ΠΟΛΙΤΕΙΑ

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.

Reverse inscription1 ΓΑΖΕΤΑ 1801
Edge Edge inscription

Additional information:

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).

List of 1 coins of type: Gazeta from Septinsular Republic
Gazeta 1801 unknown ΕΠΤΑΝΗΣΟΣ ΠΟΛΙΤΕΙΑ
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