WMID-C4CCE4: Medieval coin: soldino of unknown doge (obverse and reverse)

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Unique ID: WMID-C4CCE4

Object type certainty: Certain
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A fragment of a struck/ hammered silver soldino of the second incursion, minted in Venice between AD 1280 - c. 1540 (10mm x 10mm; thickness: 0.2mm; weight: 0.15g). The coin is in a worn but fair condition.

Ref: Friedberg, R, 1958, 'Gold Coins of the World: Complete from 600 A.D. to 1958: An Illustrated Standard Catalogue with Valuations', pages 260-1.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Post AD 1500
Date to: Circa AD 1526

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.2 mm
Weight: 0.15 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 10th October 2006

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Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Soldino
Ruler/issuer: Leonardo Loredan
Mint or issue place: Venice
Type: Venetian soldino of Leonardo Loredan type 9
Obverse description: Doge (right) kneeling before standing figure of St. mark (left), holding banner.
Obverse inscription: .S.MV[ ]DVX
Reverse description: Christ in centre, holding cross to the right.
Reverse inscription: [B]I.SOLI.LAV[S.TI]
Initial mark: None.

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Warwickshire (County)
District: North Warwickshire (District)
To be known as: Wishaw

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

Author Publication Year Title Publication Place Publisher Pages Reference
Friedberg, R 1958 Gold Coins of the World: complete from 600 AD to 1958 Illinois Follett Publishing Company pages 260-1

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Created: 15 years ago
Updated: 11 years ago

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