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IOW-A4D7A2: Medieval Coin: Soldino of Doge Tomaso Mocenigo

Rights Holder: Isle of Wight Council
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Unique ID: IOW-A4D7A2

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

A Medieval Venetian silver soldino of Doge Tomaso Mocenigo (1414-1423).


The coin was folded through 180° when found. However, this may have been accidental rather than deliberate.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1414
Date to: Exactly AD 1423

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.35 g
Diameter: 16.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 7th November 2010

Personal details

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: IOW2010-1-700

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Soldino
Ruler/issuer: Tomaso Mocenigo
Mint or issue place: Little Venice
Type: Venetian soldino of Tomaso Mocenigo (type 5)
Obverse description: Doge kneeling left holding banner. Mint control marks to right illegible
Obverse inscription: [ ]NIGO DVX
Reverse description: Winged and nimbate lion of St Mark facing within a circle, holding book of gospels
Reverse inscription: +.S.MA[ ]ETI.
Die axis measurement: 9 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
District: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Isle of Wight

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Club rally
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: IOW
Created: 11 years ago
Updated: 11 years ago

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