Venice under Austria, Foundation of the Harbour Mole at Malmocco (now part of the Lido), AE medallion 1838 (65mm.) by Luigi Ferrari. View of mole with lighthouse at end, ships in sea beyond. NAVTARVM SECVRITATI, Rev. Seven line latin legend, dedication to Austrian Emperor Ferdinand I laying first stone. (Montenuovo 2588; Hauser 73 Slg.; Horsky 3642)
Extremely Fine with remnants of original lustre, minor scuffs, good toning.