LEIC-2962D0: Early Soldino

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COIN

Unique ID: LEIC-2962D0

Object type certainty: Certain
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A medieval silver soldino (or 'galley ha'penny') of Doge Andrea Contarini of Venice (1367-82), Type 1, mint: Venice, mint control mark: star over upside down F (cf. CNI VII Contarini no 23).

S. MARCVS VENETI reverse type depicting the winged lion of St. Mark facing within a circle, holding book of gospels. .
Diameter: 15 mm

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1367
Date to: Circa AD 1382

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Diameter: 15 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 8th August 2020

Personal details

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Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Soldino
Mint or issue place: Venice
Obverse description: Doge kneeling left holding banner. Mint control marks to right: star above upside down F
Obverse inscription: +ANDR'9/TAR DV[X]
Reverse description: Winged lion of St Mark facing within a circle, 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: Leicestershire (County)
District: Melton (District)
Parish or ward: Hoby with Rotherby (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK6719
Four figure Latitude: 52.76445475
Four figure longitude: -1.00849584
1:25K map: SK6719
1:10K map: SK61NE
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: LEIC
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Updated: About one year ago

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