MAT-EM.19

Pietro Grimani (1647-1734)

Venice, Italy

circa 1740

Obverse: Pietro Grimani (1647-1734), lieutenant general of Friuli for the restoration of food supplies by water.
Reverse: VIA AQVA ANNONA RESTIT(VTA)
Two female figures in the foreground: the one on the left holds a cornucopia in one hand and with the other leans on a modius filled with ears of corn; the one on the right is lying down and holds a wheel in one hand and a small horn in the other; in the background, a merchant ship with furled sails; in exergue, EX RVR(ALIVM) OBS(EQVIO).