Five Gazetae 1801 (Greek), Coin from Septinsular Republic - detailed information

Information about: Five Gazetae 1801 (Greek), Coin from Septinsular Republic (demonetised 1819)
MintGaritsa Mint MarkNo mint mark Total Mintageunknown

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 Inscription ΕΠΤΑΝΗΣΟΣ ΠΟΛΙΤΕΙΑ

Value in Greek and the year: 5 ΓΑΖΕΤΑΙΣ 1801 (5 Gazetes 1801), surrounded by a chain-like circle.

Reverse Inscription 5 ΓΑΖΕΤΑΙΣ 1801
EdgeEdge Inscription
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Five Gazetae 1801 (Greek): Details
CountrySeptinsular Republic
Coin TypeFive Gazetae (Greek)
Face Value5 (x Gazeta)
Total Mintageunknown
CurrentNo; demonetised 1819
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
Mass23.0000 g
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Five Gazetae 1801 (Greek): Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsIonian Islands / Septinsular Republic KM# 2