Numismatics
Mint: Famagusta
Artist: Unknown

Bezant of Turkish Seige of Famagusta of 1570 from Cyprus under Venetian Rule

1570

Bronze

4.17 g, 3:00, 27.6 mm
Transfer from the Yale University Library, Numismatic Collection, 2001, Gift of Reverend William H. Owen, B.A. 1897
2001.87.32431
Culture: 
Venetian
Period: 
16th century
Classification: 
Numismatics
Geography: 
Made in Venice, Italy
Status: 
By appointment
Provenance: 

Reverend William H. Owen, to 1938; Yale University Library, New Haven, Conn., 1938–2001; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

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