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Reference:5147 Caterina Cornaro, Queen of Cyprus: 500th Anniversary, Return to Venice, 1989

Crowned bust of Caterina Cornaro three-quarters left. CATERINA CORNARO QUEEN OF PARIS / Crowned shield. venice 1454-1472. CYPRUS 1472-1489. ASOLO 1489-1510. To the right of the shield: 1989.

By Jacqueline Stieger.

Bronze, cast. 77 mm.

 

Condition: Nearly extremely fine

Notes:

Caterina Cornaro (1454-1510), married James II of Cyprus in 1472; queen of Cyprus from 1474 to 1489, when the island was ceded to Venice.

 
£175
References:

The Medal 14 (Spring, 1989).