ANTONIO VERNIER (1382-1400) RULER of VENICE TORNESELLO BILLON SILVER COIN YEAR AFTER WAR of CHIOGGIA 1381

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ANTONIO VERNIER (1382-1400) RULER of VENICE TORNESELLO BILLON SILVER COIN YEAR AFTER WAR of CHIOGGIA 1381

This was the 1st war where ships bombarded land positions in support of their troops and involved the Venetians against the Genoese, both of whom wanted control over the Greek Isle of Tenedos. Antonio Venier, the Doge was known for his exemplary justice.