This amazing series embodies the history and design of Middle Age Milan. The historic image depicted on the 1 oz Silver is the emblem of the illustrious Visconti of Milan, one of Italy's most powerful families. The Visconti coat of arms features the 'Biscione' serpent swallowing a child. This symbol can be found today in select Milanese locations, and is also featured within the logo of Italian automobile maker Alfa Romeo.
- 1 oz fine silver coin
- A design of Middle Age Milan
- Mint-Sealed in Capsule
The biscione, also less commonly known as "the vipera", is a heraldic charge showing on argent an azure serpent in the act of consuming a human. It is widely considered a symbol of the city of Milan. The word "biscione" is a masculine augmentative of Italian feminine "biscia", "grass snake".
|Weight (g)||1 oz
|Presentation case (box)||Mint-Sealed in Capsule|
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