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BH-57E167: Post Medieval coin: Venetian Soldino of Doge Michael

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COIN

Unique ID: BH-57E167

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

An incomplete silver hammered Venetian Soldino of Doge Michael (Michele) Steno (1400-1413) dating 1400-1413. Obverse: +MI(C)[...]STEN DVX; Doge standing left, holding banner, mintmarks in right field of star above recumbent S. Reverse: +S MARCVS V(E)[NET](IS); Winged and nimbate Lion of St. Mark holding book of Gospels, all within circle.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.39 g
Diameter: 16.1 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 3rd May 2021 - Monday 3rd May 2021

Personal details

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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 banner, mintmarks in right field of star above recumbent S
Obverse inscription: +MI(C)[...]STEN DVX
Reverse description: Winged and nimbate Lion of St. Mark holding book of Gospels, all within circle.
Reverse inscription: +S MARCVS V(E)[NET](IS)
Initial mark: star/recumbent S
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cambridgeshire (County)
District: South Cambridgeshire (District)
Parish or ward: Heydon (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL4241
Four figure Latitude: 52.04920578
Four figure longitude: 0.06935386
1:25K map: TL4241
1:10K map: TL44SW
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: BH
Created: 9 months ago
Updated: 9 months ago

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