LON-CBC53E: A complete medieval silver Venetian soldino issued by Doge Leonardo Loredan (1436-1521), dating to AD 1501-1521.

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COIN

Unique ID: LON-CBC53E

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A complete medieval silver Venetian soldino issued by Doge Leonardo Loredan (1436-1521), dating to AD 1501-1521.

Obverse description: Doge, as standard bearer of Venice, kneeling left, receiving the banner of St. Mark from the patron saint.

Obverse inscription: LE·[LAV·DVX]·SMV

Reverse description: Standing figure of Christ with halo, holding a cross right.

Reverse inscription: LAVS·TIBI·SOLI (You alone be praised)

Dimensions: diameter: 12.00mm; weight: 0.22g

Daubney A. 2010. The Circulation and Prohibition of Venetian Soldini in Late Medieval England. The British Numismatic Journal 79, p. 186-198.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1501
Date to: Circa AD 1522

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.22 g
Diameter: 12 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Stuart Wyatt
Identified by: Mr Stuart Wyatt

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Soldino
Ruler/issuer: Leonardo Loredan
Mint or issue place: Venice
Obverse description: Doge, as standard bearer of Venice, kneeling left, receiving the banner of St. Mark from the patron saint.
Obverse inscription: LE·[LAV·DVX]·SMV
Reverse description: Standing figure of Christ with halo, holding a cross right
Reverse inscription: LAVS·TIBI·SOLI
Die axis measurement: 3 o'clock
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: London (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Greater London Authority (Greater London Authority)
District: City and County of the City of London (London Borough)
Parish or ward: Dowgate (London Borough Ward)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ3280
Four figure Latitude: 51.5035277
Four figure longitude: -0.09955492
1:25K map: TQ3280
1:10K map: TQ38SW
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 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: 8 months ago
Updated: 3 months ago

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