Medal - Venice - Francesco Morosini Victory over the Turks

Features

Location Italian states (Italy)
Type Unclassified exonumia › Miscellaneous token
Year 1687
Currency Medals - Italian States
Composition Silver
Weight 32.4 g
Size 42 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 101296
Numista type number (https://numista.com)

Commemorative issue

Victory over the Turks

Obverse

Two angels blowing trumpets and holding a wreath over the centralized, oval cartouche of Doge Francesco Morosini and the similarly styled portraits of the governor of Dalmatia, Girolamo Corner and General Otto Wilhelm von Königsmarck.

Lettering:
TERROR TURCARUM ·
F.MOROS · VEN · ET DVX ·
HIER . COR NARO . DAT M . GVB
O.W.C.KONIG SM. G EN.MAR·
GH·

Engravers: Georg Hautsch, Nürnberg

Reverse

Six oval cartouches, surrounded by intertwined laurel wreaths and olive branches that display the captured fortresses of Mistra, Castelnovo, Castel Tornese, Athens, Corinth, Patras, and Lepanto with the date 1687 below

Lettering:
I. EPANTO
PATRASSO
CAST·TORNESE
CORINTHO.
MISITRA STARTA
CAST. NOVO.
16 87 ·
ATHEN.

Engravers: Georg Hautsch, Nürnberg

Edge

Smooth

Comments

A medal struck to commemorate the Venetian victories in the wars against the Turks. Issued in 1688 when Francesco Morosini became Doge.
Voltolina 1057, Serenissima 108

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
1687 

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