Counter commemorating the demonstration against the Tripoli pirates, 1766
Counter commemorating the demonstration against the Tripoli pirates, 1766. Obverse: A tiger (left), and a lion (right), sitting opposite one another. Legend: 'AFFRICA TYGRIS AGIT PACEM CUM REGE FERARUM.' (The African Tiger makes peace with the King of Beasts.) Reverse: Inscription within a palm branch (left) and laurel (right). Inscription: 'ALOYSII MOCENICO PRINCIPIS VENETI MUNUS . AN : IV 1766 .'
|Collection:||Coins and medals|
|Display location:||Not on display|
|Creator:||Soranzo, Mario; Soranzo, Mario|
|Events:||Action against the Tripoli pirates, 1766|
|Credit:||National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London|
|Measurements:||Overall: 33 mm|
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