DEV-A86C15: Postmedieval coin: Venetian Soldino

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COIN

Unique ID: DEV-A86C15

Object type certainty: Certain
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Medieval silver coin. The coin is a Venetian soldino of Doge Leonardo Loredan (1501- 1521).

Obverse: LE LAV DVX SMV; Doge as standard bearer of Venice, kneeling left, receiving the banner of St Mark from the patron saint. reverse: LAVS TIBI SOLI (THee alone be praised). Standing figure of Christ with halo, holding a cross.

Class: Soldino

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1501
Date to: Circa AD 1521

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Diameter: 12 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 19th October 2012

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Danielle Wootton
Identified by: Danielle Wootton

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: Little Venice
Type: Venetian soldino of Leonardo Loredan type 9
Obverse description: Doge as standard bearer of Venice, kneeling left, receiving the banner of St Mark from the patron saint.
Obverse inscription: LE LAV [[DVX SMV]
Reverse description: Standing figure of Christ with halo, holding a cross.
Reverse inscription: LAV[S TIBI] SOLI
Die axis measurement: 9 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Devon (County)
District: East Devon (District)
Parish or ward: Colyton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SY2593
Four figure Latitude: 50.731755
Four figure longitude: -3.064069
1:25K map: SY2593
1:10K map: SY23SE
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: Whilst metal detecting
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: DEV
Created: 6 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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