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Unique ID: SF-5430B4

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A copper alloy Iron Age unit of Tasciovanus, a 'Tasciovanus Grazing Horse' type, dating to c.20 BC-10 AD. As Van Arsdell no. 1717


Broad period: IRON AGE
Period from: IRON AGE [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Period to: IRON AGE [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Date from: Circa 20 BC
Date to: Circa AD 10

Dimensions and weight

Weight: 1.13 g
Diameter: 13.46 mm
Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st January 2009

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Andrew Brown - [ view all attributed records]
Identified by: Dr Andrew Brown - [view all attributed records]
Secondary identifier: Dr Ian Leins - [ view all attributed records]

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy [scope notes | view all attributed records]

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Unit (silver) [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Ruler/issuer: Tasciovanus [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Geographic provenance: British Eastern [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Mint or issue place: Verulamium [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Obverse description: Letters VE[R] in a rectangle, ring and dot motif above and below
Obverse inscription: VE[R]
Reverse description: Grazing horse right, ring and dot or crescents above, possible uncertain lettering beneath the animal.
Die axis measurement: 8 o'clock [scope notes | view all attributed records]

Coin references

  • Van Arsdell (VA) : no. 1717
A resized image of Iron Age Plated Silver Unit

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Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern
County: Suffolk
District: Forest Heath
To be known as: Worlington

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector [scope notes]
General landuse: Cultivated land[scope notes]
Specific landuse: Character undetermined[scope notes]

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Created: Wednesday 25th February 2009
Updated: Thursday 24th February 2011

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