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SOM-15823B: Post-Medieval Coin: Venetian Soldino of Doge Andrea Gritti

Rights Holder: Somerset County Council
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COIN

Unique ID: SOM-15823B

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

A silver Post-Medieval Venetian Soldino of Doge Andrea Gritti (AD 1523-1538). LAVS TIBI SOLI reverse type, depicting Christ with Halo and holding cross right.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1523
Date to: Exactly AD 1538

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.21 g
Diameter: 12.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 1st January 2016 - Thursday 6th April 2017

Personal details

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC receipt: 017350

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Soldino
Ruler/issuer: Andrea Gritti
Mint or issue place: Venice
Type: Venetian soldino of Andrea Gritti, type 9
Obverse description: Doge kneeling left receiving standard from St. Mark
Obverse inscription: AN.GRI[T]. D.V.X. S.M.V
Reverse description: Christ halo'd holding cross right, X[C] below
Reverse inscription: LAVS TIBI SOLI
Die axis measurement: 9 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very 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: Pen Selwood CP

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From a paper map
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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Updated: 5 years ago

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