WMID-249932: Venetian soldino of Doge Francesco Dandolo (1329-1339); obverse, reverse.

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COIN

Unique ID: WMID-249932

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver Venetian soldino of Doge Andrea Dandolo (1343-1354).

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: AD 1343
Date to: AD 1354

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.3 g
Diameter: 13.8 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 10th May 2009

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Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Soldino
Ruler/issuer: Andrea Dandolo
Mint or issue place: Little Venice
Type: Venetian Soldino of Andrea Dandolo type 2
Obverse description: Doge kneeling left holding standard with both hands.
Obverse inscription: [.+.AND]R DAN DVLO.DVX
Reverse description: Lion rampant, left, nimbate, holding standard. In field, S.
Reverse inscription: [+.S.MARCVS.VENET[I]
Die axis measurement: 9 o'clock
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Staffordshire (County)
District: Lichfield (District)
To be known as: Shenstone

Spatial coordinates


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

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Audit data

Recording Institution: WMID
Created: 12 years ago
Updated: 9 years ago

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