WMID-2D9253: Medieval coin: soldino of Leonardo Loredano (obverse and reverse)

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COIN

Unique ID: WMID-2D9253

Object type certainty: Certain
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A complete struck/ hammered silver Venetian soldino of Leonardo Loredano, minted in Venice between AD 1501-21 (diameter: 12.5mm; thickness: 0.2mm; weight: 0.3g). The coin is in a slightly worn but good condition.

Friedberg, R, 1958, 'Gold Coins of the World: Complete from 600 AD to 1958', page 260, ref nos 28/29.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Post AD 1501
Date to: Ante AD 1521

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.2 mm
Weight: 0.3 g
Diameter: 12.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 24th February 2006

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Materials and construction

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

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 figurer of St. Mark (left), holding banner.
Obverse inscription: .S.M.V.LEO LAV DVX
Reverse description: Christ in centre, holding a cross to the right.
Reverse inscription: BI.SOLI.LAVS.TI
Initial mark: None.

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata


County or Unitary authority: Dudley (Metropolitan District)
District: Dudley (Metropolitan District)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SO9282
Four figure Latitude: 52.435914
Four figure longitude: -2.119102
1:25K map: SO9282
1:10K map: SO98SW
Grid reference source: From finder
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 page 260 ref nos 28/29

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Audit data

Recording Institution: WMID
Created: 15 years ago
Updated: 11 years ago

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