Septinsular Republic: Coin Gazeta 1801 - detailed information

Septinsular Republic: Coin Gazeta 1801
CoinGazeta 1801

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Obverse

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
Reverse

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 Inscription 1 ΓΑΖΕΤΑ 1801
Edge
Edge Inscription
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Gazeta 1801: Details
CountrySeptinsular Republic
CurrencyGazeta
Coin TypeGazeta
Issued1801
Face Value1 (x Gazeta)
CurrentNo (demonetised 1819)
Mintageunknown
MaterialCopper
Designer
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
ShapeRound
Size (mm)
Mass (g)5.4000
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Gazeta 1801: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsIonian Islands / Septinsular Republic KM# 1