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Republic of Venice, Doge Michele Morosini, 10 June - 16 October 1382
Michele Morosini (1308 - 16 October 1382) was the Doge of Venice for a few months, from 10 June to his death, due to the plague, in October the same year.
The tornesello was minted in Venice but was specifically designated for use by the administrators of colonies of Coron and Modon, Negroponte and . Struck in an of 1/9 silver, they were intended as a replacement for the Frankish , last minted in 1350.ME46307. tornesello, 12 - 13, 2852 (R4), aVF, , 0.674 g, maximum 17.0 mm, + • MIChL • MAVROC DVX, ; + VEXELIFER • VENETIA, winged of San Marco, seated facing, holding Gospels in forepaws; ex , ex ; very ; $60.00 (€53.40)
Republic of Venice, Doge Giovanni Gradenigo, 1355 - 1356
Giovanni Gradenigo (died August 8, 1356) was the fifty-sixth Doge of Venice, appointed on April 21, 1355. During his reign, Venice signed a peace with Genoa.
The tornesello was minted in Venice but was specifically designated for use by the administrators of colonies of Coron and Modon, Negroponte and . Struck in an of 1/9 silver, they were intended as a replacement for the Frankish , last minted in 1350.ME46271. tornesello, 3, 2831 (R3), VF, 0.630 g, maximum 17.3 mm, 90o, + IO : GRADOIGO : DVX, ; + • VEXELIFER . VENETIA, winged of San Marco, seated facing, holding Gospels in forepaws; ex , ex ; very ; $50.00 (€44.50)
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