LIN-4428C0: Silver venetian soldino

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Unique ID: LIN-4428C0

Object type certainty: Certain
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Venetian silver 'galley halfpenny’ of Doge Nicolo Marcello (1473-1474).

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Post AD 1473
Date to: Ante AD 1474

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.5 mm
Diameter: 14 mm

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Soldino
Ruler/issuer: Nicolo Marcello
Mint or issue place: Little Venice
Type: Venetian soldino of Nicolo Marcello, type 7
Obverse description: Doge holding banner and kneeling before St Mark.
Obverse inscription: NI MARCE-LL[ ]
Reverse description: Winged lion of St Mark, holding book of gospels, all within a quatrefoil with four external annulets between the lobes
Reverse inscription: Illegible
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: East Lindsey (District)
To be known as: Sibsey

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

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

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