DENO-F35557: Medieval coin; incomplete soldino

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COIN

Unique ID: DENO-F35557

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Medieval coin; incomplete struck silver soldino of unknown Doge. The soldino is of the oldest design and therefore dates from the rough period c.1368-1470. Unfortunately the obverse inscription is too worn to identify which Doge is depicted. Obv. Doge advancing left holding banner out before him No inscription legible Rev. The winged lion of Saint Mark of Venice within an inner circle S M[ARCVS VE]NETI Diameter 14.4mm, thickness 0.5mm, weight 0.27g

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1368
Date to: AD 1470

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.5 mm
Weight: 0.27 g
Diameter: 14.4 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st May 2008

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: DERBY E6069

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Soldino
Ruler/issuer: A. Venier (1382-1400) - T. Mocenigo (1414-1423) doges of Venice
Mint or issue place: Venice
Type: Venetian soldino of type 5, as type 3 but with mint mark and star behind doge, not further defined
Obverse description: Doge advancing left holding banner out before him
Obverse inscription: No inscription legible
Reverse description: The winged lion of Saint Mark of Venice within an inner circle
Reverse inscription: S M[ARCVS VE]NETI
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: North Kesteven (District)
To be known as: Bassingham

Spatial coordinates


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

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Recording Institution: DENO
Created: 13 years ago
Updated: 11 years ago

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