LON-6E2E8B: A Medieval Venetian silver soldino issued by Doge Nicolo Tron (AD 1471-1473)

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COIN

Unique ID: LON-6E2E8B

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Medieval Venetian silver soldino issued by Doge Nicolo Tron (AD 1471-1473). The obverse depicts the doge, robed and kneeling left holding banner. The mint control mark LM is in the right field. The inscription reads NI TRON / VS DVX. The reverse depicts the lion of St Mark within a quadrilobe tressure and no inscription. The coin is heavily worn and there is a square perforation that appears to be unintentional.

Dimensions: diameter: 12.64 mm; weight: 0.27g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1471
Date to: Exactly AD 1473

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.27 g
Diameter: 12.64 mm

Rally details.

This object was found at Tower of London Foreshore Survey 2010

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: no. 064; sitecode: FTH01

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Soldino
Ruler/issuer: N. Tron (1471-1473) - P. Mocenigo (1474-1476) doges of Venice
Mint or issue place: Venice
Obverse description: The Doge, robed and kneeling left holding a banner
Obverse inscription: NI TRON / VS DVX
Reverse description: The lion of St Mark within a quadralobe tressure. Annulets outside in each quarter.
Reverse inscription: None
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: London (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Greater London Authority (Greater London Authority)
District: Tower Hamlets (London Borough)
Parish or ward: St. Katharine's and Wapping (London Borough Ward)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ3380
Four figure Latitude: 51.50329348
Four figure longitude: -0.08515568
1:25K map: TQ3380
1:10K map: TQ38SW
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Open fresh water
Specific landuse: Running water

References cited

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Audit data

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

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