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Unique ID: SWYOR-44F648
Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation
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 action after recording: Returned to finder
Thickness: 0.45 mm
Weight: 0.45 g
Diameter: 16.1 mm
Date(s) of discovery: Friday 1st January 2016 - Sunday 1st April 2018
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Other reference: PAS form number 3582
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
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.
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