The 5 schei de mona is a typical Venetian allegorical coin with the famous Venetian saying sinque schei de mona fà ben a tutti inscribed on it. If you wish to purchase it, it will be an extra Venetian gift for the recipient. Most probably the 5 schei de mona derive from the Austrian one pfenning coin with the inscription “schei de munze” that circulated when Lombardy-Veneto was under the Austrian Empire, between the end of the 18th and the middle of the 19th century – With time the Venetians for convenience transformed the name into “Sinque schei de mona” so since the 1940s and even earlier . . these coins were produced by various goldsmiths when Venice (and Italy) still expressed the best of its cultural identity, which is very rare these days! Having 5 schei de mona in your pocket in Venice describes that when you need to look a little stupid, in Venetian: Mona, in order not to have problems. Pretending not to understand, as a tactical expedient during a negotiation or discussion can be an excellent method.
The sinque schei de mona coin has a diameter of 18 mm: these handmade coins are all made of 925 silver or gold-plated or burnished silver; made to order in 9 or 18 kt gold, they are also ideal for corporate gifts or other occasions. There are also those who use it to scratch off scratch cards as a talisman… On estimate it is also possible to make rings, cuffs, money clips, jacket pins, “5 schei de mona” earrings – the basic price refers to the normal coin in non-gilded silver. To buy your 5 schei de mona coins you can send an e mail to firstname.lastname@example.org call us at 0415287549 or (also whatsapp) at 3299 14 35 98 – you can pay with Paypal, Bank Transfer, Postepay Recharge, we will send you the necessary transaction data. The coin will be packaged as a gift and will be accompanied by an information note. To request information use the button “send a request for this product” call 041 5287549 or send an e mail to email@example.com all jewellery is exclusively produced by our workshop in Venice.