DOR-2C09BC: Late Medieval to early Post Medieval soldino of Doge Michele Steno of Venice

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COIN

Unique ID: DOR-2C09BC

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A silver soldino of Doge Michele Steno of Venice (1400-13). Venice mint, mint control mark: star above D. MARCVS VENETI reverse type depicting the winged lion of St. Mark facing within a circle, holding book of gospels. 
Date: Medieval  - 1400 - 1413
Diameter: 14.88  mm 
Weight: 0.38 g 
Die Axis: 12

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1400
Date to: Circa AD 1413

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.38 g
Diameter: 14.88 mm

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCMS 018932

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Soldino
Ruler/issuer: Michele Steno
Mint or issue place: Little Venice
Type: Venetian soldino of Michele Steno (type 5)
Obverse description: Doge standing left, holding sceptre. Letter star over D behind. Small pellet in front of neck.
Obverse inscription: MICHAE[L STEN] DVX
Reverse description: Winged and nimbate lion of St Mark
Reverse inscription: MARCVS VENETI
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

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Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Somerset (County)
District: South Somerset (District)
Parish or ward: Henstridge (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST7118
Four figure Latitude: 50.96068856
Four figure longitude: -2.41429701
1:25K map: ST7118
1:10K map: ST71NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: DOR
Created: 11 months ago
Updated: 8 months ago

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