1912, Italy, Venice. Beautiful St Mark's Campanile Rebuilding Bronze Medal - XF/AU

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30.8 grams / 43mm / Bronze

Subject: Restoration of St. Mark's Campanile (bell tower)

Obverse: St. Mark's Campanile behind roof-top of St. Mark's Basilica Cathedral, splitting inscription (COME ERA-DOVE ERA = "...as it was, where it was (the bell tower)").
Legend: IL VOTO E' COMPIUTO XXV APRILE MCMXII

Reverse: Detailed front view of the base of the bell tower behind inscribed table, adorned with garlands and flanked by two half-naked female allegoric figures.
Legend: NEL GIORNO DELLA ROVINA = IL COMUNE = VOTA = LA RIEDIFICAZIONE = XIV LUGLIO MCMII



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