NLM-326A16: Medieval coin: Venetian soldino of an indeterminate doge

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-326A16

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver coin. ‘Galley halpin’ or Venetian soldino, early issue of 1365-1423 of an indeterminate late medieval doge.

?Obverse description: possibly doge kneeling left holding banner; a star of Solomon and ?tower to right.

Obverse inscription: [--]JO[--]

Reverse description: possibly a lion with multiple curls for mane and a muzzle which includes pelloidal features.

Reverse inscription: [--?X]RO[--]

Diameter: 15.3mm, Weight: 0.34gms

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1365
Date to: Exactly AD 1423

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.34 g
Diameter: 15.3 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 8th July 2021

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM48575

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Soldino
Ruler/issuer: F. Dandolo (1329-1339) - N. de Ponte (1578-1585) doges of Venice
Mint or issue place: Venice
Obverse description: Possibly doge kneeling left holding banner
Obverse inscription: [--]JO[--]
Reverse description: Possibly a lion with multiple curls for mane and a muzzle which includes pelloidal features.
Reverse inscription: [--?X]RO[--]
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: West Lindsey (District)
To be known as: near Market Rasen

Spatial coordinates


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

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NLM
Created: 5 months ago
Updated: 5 months ago

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