SWYOR-44F648: Post Medieval Coin: a Venetian soldino

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COIN

Unique ID: SWYOR-44F648

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver hammered coin dating from the late Medieval period: a Venetian soldino of Doge Michele Steno (1400-1413). Obverse: Doge kneeling left holding banner; mint control marks of a star above recumbent S to right; MICH[---] ST[E]N D V X. Reverse: winged and nimbate lion of St Mark facing, holding book of gospels; S MARCVS VENETI. The coin has a diameter of 16.1mm, a thickness of 0.45mm, and weighs 0.45g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1400
Date to: Exactly AD 1413

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.45 mm
Weight: 0.45 g
Diameter: 16.1 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 1st January 2016 - Sunday 1st April 2018

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: PAS form number 3582

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Soldino
Ruler/issuer: Michele Steno
Mint or issue place: Venice
Type: Venetian soldino of Michele Steno (type 5)
Obverse description: Doge kneeling left holding banner; mint control marks of a star above recumbent S to right
Obverse inscription: MICH[---] ST[E]N D V X
Reverse description: Winged and nimbant lion of St Mark facing, holding book of gospels
Reverse inscription: S MARCVS VENETI
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: West Lindsey (District)
Parish or ward: Northorpe (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK9096
Four figure Latitude: 53.45308057
Four figure longitude: -0.64616578
1:25K map: SK9096
1:10K map: SK99NW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SWYOR
Created: About one year ago
Updated: About one year ago

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