IOW-C87817: Medieval Coin: Venetian Soldino of Doge Nicola Marcello

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COIN

Unique ID: IOW-C87817

Object type certainty: Certain
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A complete and worn Medieval Venetian silver soldino of Doge Nicola Marcello (1473-1474).

Obverse: NI.MARCELL[VS DVX]; Doge standing left, holding banner. An unclear mintmark in the right field is possibly 3/T.

Reverse: Winged and nimbate Lion of St. Mark holding the book of Gospels, all within a quadrilobe.

Diameter: 11.4mm. Weight: 0.18g. DA=12:8.

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: Finder
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1473
Date to: Exactly AD 1474

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.18 g
Diameter: 11.4 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 12th January 2020 - Sunday 12th January 2020

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: IOW2020-2-7

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Soldino
Ruler/issuer: Nicolo Marcello
Mint or issue place: Little Venice
Type: Venetian soldino of Nicolo Marcello, type 7
Obverse description: Doge standing left, holding banner, unclear mintmark in right field
Obverse inscription: NI.MARCELL[VS DVX]
Reverse description: Winged and nimbate Lion of St. Mark holding book of Gospels, all within quadrilobe
Die axis measurement: 8 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
District: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Isle of Wight

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Club rally
Current location: Finder
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: IOW
Created: 2 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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