LIN-92CEA8: Lin-92CEA8: Medieval Type 2 Soldino coin

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Unique ID: LIN-92CEA8

Object type certainty: Certain
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A medieval silver soldino of Doge Nicolo Tron (1466-73), mint: Venice (Italy).

The coin is worn and clipped, losing much of the outer edge including approximately half of the inscription on the obverse.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1466
Date to: Circa AD 1473

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.21 g
Diameter: 10.52 mm

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Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Soldino
Ruler/issuer: Nicolò Tron
Mint or issue place: Little Venice
Type: Venetian soldino of Nicolo Tron (type 7)
Obverse description: Doge kneeling left holding banner. Often mint control marks to right (a star/letters)
Obverse inscription: [ ]I.TRON[ ]
Reverse description: Winged and nimbate lion of St Mark facing within a quadrilobe, holding book of gospels.
Reverse inscription: None
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: West Lindsey (District)
To be known as: Near Caistor

Spatial coordinates

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

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

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