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COIN

Unique ID: BUC-B23144

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated

An uninscribed British Iron Age gold stater. British A ("Westerham" type), c. 100/80-60 BC. The coin is of the Southern (Atrebatic) style of Westerham stater, VA 202 = BMC 24-32 = ABC (Rudd) 482.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: IRON AGE
Period from: IRON AGE [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Date from: Circa 100 BC
Date to: Circa 60 BC

Dimensions and weight

Weight: 6.21 g
Diameter: 20 mm
Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 26th March 2011

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Ros Tyrrell - [ view all attributed records]
Identified by: Dr Ian Leins - [view all attributed records]
Secondary identifier: Ms Ros Tyrrell - [ view all attributed records]

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Gold [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Completeness: Complete [scope notes | view all attributed records]

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Stater (gold) [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Ruler/issuer: Uninscribed [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Tribe: Atrebates [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Geographic provenance: British Southern [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Allen Type: BRI A [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Van Arsdell Type (VA): 202.0 [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Ancient British Coins (ABC): 482
Obverse description: Abstract design based on head of Apollo
Obverse inscription: None
Reverse description: Abstract horse facing left
Reverse inscription: None

Coin references

  • Rudd (ABC) : 482
A resized image of Iron Age gold stater

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Spatial metadata

Region: South East
County: Buckinghamshire
District: Wycombe
To be known as: Longwick

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]

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Created: Tuesday 5th April 2011
Updated: Tuesday 5th April 2011

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