SF-7B9D68: Medieval coin: Venetian Soldino

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COIN

Unique ID: SF-7B9D68

Object type certainty: Certain
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An incomplete Medieval silver soldino probably of Doge Michele Steno of Venice (AD 1400-1413) dating to AD 1400-1413  Obverse: Doge standing left, holding standard, star behind over uncertain control mark. Reverse: winged and nimbate lion of St Mark facing. 

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.24 g
Diameter: 13.17 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 1st January 2020 - Monday 5th October 2020

Personal details

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: Finders Ref: 4

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Soldino
Ruler/issuer: Andrea Contarini
Mint or issue place: Little Venice
Type: Venetian soldino of type 3, reverse lion facing, obverse mint mark in front of doge
Obverse description: Doge standing left holding standard. Star behind over uncertain control mark
Obverse inscription: +AND[...]
Reverse description: Winged lion of St Mark facing within a circl
Reverse inscription: [S. MAR]CVS [VENETI]
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Mid Suffolk (District)
To be known as: Monk Soham

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From a paper map
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

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