WAW-8B6408: Medieval coin: Venetian soldino of an unknown Doge (Obverse and reverse).

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Unique ID: WAW-8B6408

Object type certainty: Certain
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Medieval coin: soldino of an uncertain Doge but is probably dated to between 1367 and 1423 due to the reverse having an inner circle.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1367
Date to: Exactly AD 1423

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.3 g
Diameter: 13.7 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 1st January 2014 - Wednesday 7th May 2014

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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
Type: Venetian soldino of type 5, as type 3 but with mint mark and star behind doge, not further defined
Obverse description: Doge kneeling left holding banner. Star behind the Doge.
Obverse inscription: Illegible due to wear.
Reverse description: Winged and nimbate lion of St. Mark facing within a quadrilobe, holding book of gospels.
Reverse inscription: Illegible due to wear.
Die axis measurement: 9 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Leicestershire (County)
District: Hinckley and Bosworth (District)
Parish or ward: Twycross (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK3205
Four figure Latitude: 52.64180429
Four figure longitude: -1.52852555
1:25K map: SK3205
1:10K map: SK30NW
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: WAW
Created: 8 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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