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Unique ID: SF-E0C1E1

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

An incomplete silver Venetian Soldino of Doge Michael (Michele) Steno (AD 1400-1413) dating to the period AD 1400-1413.

Diameter: 15.46mm, thickness: 0.47mm, weight: 0.43g

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.47 mm
Weight: 0.43 g
Diameter: 15.46 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 1st September 2021

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Materials and construction

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

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 facing left holding Standard, Star in right field over symbol
Obverse inscription: MICHAEL STEN DVX
Reverse description: Reverse depicting the winged lion of St. Mark facing within a circle, holding book of gospels
Reverse inscription: [S MA]RCVS VENET
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

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: Laxfield

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Recording Institution: SF
Created: 4 months ago
Updated: 2 months ago

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