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ID:     Urbino
Type:     Europe
Issuer:     Francesco Maria II. della Rovere
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     2 Sedicine (32 Quattrini)
Date Struck:     AD 1574-1621
Diameter:     25 mm
Weight:     2.47 g
Obverse Legend:     FRA • MARIA • II • VRB • DVX • VI • E
Obverse Description:     coat of arms of the Duchy of Urbino
Reverse Legend:     MONETA • DE • DOI • SEDICINE
Reverse Description:     Saint John (San Giovanni) standing left, holding book in left hand (along the body) and holding up long drapery in right.
Mint:     Urbino in Italy
Primary Reference:     CNI 21
Reference2:     Andrea Cavicchi. Le Monete del Ducato di Urbino (2001), 202
Photograph Credit:     Arminius
Special Comments:     The Duchy of Urbino was a sovereign state of northern Italy.
Notes:     1574-1621 AD., very rare