SOM-FA3045: Medieval coin: Soldino of Doge Lorenzo Celsi

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COIN

Unique ID: SOM-FA3045

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An incomplete medieval silver Venetian soldino of Doge Lorenzo Celsi (1361-1365), moneyer's initial N, mint of Venice, AD 1361-1365.

This coin has suffered some significant losses to its circumference, up to the inner circle in places.

Notes:

Papadopoli lists the moneyer's initial variations as: A, I, L, M, N, S.

This appears to be the first soldino of this doge recorded on the PAS database.

Find of note status

This is a find of note and has been designated: For inclusion in British Numismatic Journal ‘Coin Register’

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1361
Date to: Exactly AD 1365

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 14.4 mm
Width: 13 mm
Thickness: 0.5 mm
Weight: 0.38 g
Diameter: 14.4 mm

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC receipt 16618

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Soldino
Ruler/issuer: Lorenzo Celsi
Mint or issue place: Little Venice
Type: Venetian soldino of Lorenzo Celsi (type 2)
Obverse description: Doge kneeling left holding sceptre with both hands
Obverse inscription: LAVR . CE-LSI [...]
Reverse description: Lion rampant to left holding secptre with both paws, N to left of sceptre
Reverse inscription: S . MARCVS . V[...]I
Initial mark: Cross pattee
Die axis measurement: 4 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Somerset (County)
District: South Somerset (District)
To be known as: West Crewkerne CP

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SOM
Created: 7 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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