1192-1205 Venetian silver grosso

Karin S. writes: I have a silver grosso 1192-1205 of enrico dandolo, doge of venice and am trying to find more info and value. Thank you. Venice was a “City Republic” at the close of the 12th century and issued its own coins. In 1192 the Venetian denarius was supplemented by the “matapan” or “grosso”, […]
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1848 5 Lire Italiane

Jasmin writes: I have an 1848 “5 LIRE ITALIANE” Diameter 30 mm. Heads- statue holding a lance in the right hand and she is raising the left hand beneath the statue is the letter “M” letters and symbols can’t be printed. Question: What do you think the coin is worth and is it rare? Thank […]
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