SF-7CD036: Medieval coin: Venetian soldino of Doge Antonio Venier of Venice

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Unique ID: SF-7CD036

Object type certainty: Certain
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An incomplete Medieval silver soldino probably of Doge Antonio Venier of Venice (AD 1382-1400) dating to AD 1382-1400  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


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1400
Date to: Circa AD 1540

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.31 g
Diameter: 14.55 mm

Discovery dates

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

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: Finders Ref: 22

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Soldino
Ruler/issuer: Antonio Venier
Mint or issue place: Little Venice
Obverse description: Doge standing left holding standard.
Obverse inscription: ANT[]
Reverse description: Winged and nimbate lion of St Mark facing
Reverse inscription: +S MA[R]CVS.VE[NETI]
Die axis measurement: 1 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: Winston

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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Updated: About one year ago

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