KENT-C32D9B: Venetian coin: soldino of Doge Michele Steno

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COIN

Unique ID: KENT-C32D9B

Object type certainty: Certain
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A complete post-Medieval Venetian silver soldino of Doge Michele Steno dating to 1400-1413. Obverse: Doge kneeling left holding banner, inscription: +MIChAEL-STEN'.DVX Reverse: winged and nimbate lion of St. Mark facing within a circle, holding book of gospels, inscription: S MARCVS VENETI.

Notes:

Recorded by club recorder, not seen by FLO.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1400
Date to: Circa AD 1413

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.3 g
Diameter: 15.4 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st September 2014 - Monday 1st September 2014

Personal details

Recorded by: Ms Helena Costas
Identified by: Ms Helena Costas

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Soldino
Ruler/issuer: Michele Steno
Mint or issue place: Little Venice
Obverse description: Doge kneeling left holding banner
Obverse inscription: +MICHEL.STEN
Reverse description: Winged and nimbate lion of St. Mark facing within a circle, holding book of gospels
Reverse inscription: S MARCVS VENETI.
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Kent (County)
District: Dover (District)
Parish or ward: Denton with Wootton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TR2445
Four figure Latitude: 51.16037608
Four figure longitude: 1.20220229
1:25K map: TR2445
1:10K map: TR24NW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
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: KENT
Created: About one year ago
Updated: 7 months ago

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