HESH-4664E6: Medieval Coin: Silver Venetian soldino ('galley halfpence') of Antonio Venier (1382-1400).

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Unique ID: HESH-4664E6

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

Silver Venetian soldino ('galley halfpence') of Antonio Venier (1382-1400).

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Ascribed Culture:
Date from: AD 1382
Date to: AD 1400

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.27 g
Diameter: 15.5 mm

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Peter Reavill
Identified by: Mr Peter Reavill
Secondary identifier: Dr David Symons

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Soldino
Ruler/issuer: Antonio Venier
Mint or issue place: Little Venice
Obverse description: Obv: Kneeling (or possibly standing) crowned figure (Doge) facing left holding staff or flag, with 2 pellets beneath the chin and star D in the field behind the head.
Obverse inscription: A[NTO VENERI]O DVX
Reverse description: Winged lion of Venice facing left
Reverse inscription: [..]MAROV [...]
Initial mark: Cross
Die axis measurement: 3 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
District: County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Hereford (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SO5037
Four figure Latitude: 52.029145
Four figure longitude: -2.730195
1:25K map: SO5037
1:10K map: SO53NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Other
Specific landuse: Garden

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: HESH
Created: Friday 10th November 2006
Updated: Thursday 24th February 2011

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