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Unique ID: BH-FC5213

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A Late Iron Age gold stater of Addedomaros, minted c. 20 BC- c. 10 AD. British Museum nos. 2396-2404/Van Arsdell no. 1626.

Dimensions: 18.1mm diameter, 3mm thick. Weight: 5.5g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Thickness: 3 mm
Weight: 5.5 g
Diameter: 18.1 mm
Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st November 2011

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Julian Watters - [ view all attributed records]
Identified by: Mr Julian Watters - [view all attributed records]

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Ver 11/188 - 89

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: ADDEDOMAROS [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Tribe: Trinovantes [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Geographic provenance: British Eastern [scope notes | view all attributed records]
British Museum Catalogue type: 2396
Obverse description: Cross comprising six curved ropework lines, each flanked by pair of plain lines with pellet at inner end; three segmented (scallop-like) crescents at centre, back-to-back.
Obverse inscription: No legend.
Reverse description: Horse right; above, unidentified symbol; in front, pellet-in-ring motif above single pellet; below tail, pellet-in-ring; below horse, sub-conical (resembling cornucopia) symbol; below hoof, single pellet below hind hoof.
Reverse inscription: No legend.
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine [scope notes | view all attributed records]

A resized image of Iron Age coin: stater of Addedomaros

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Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern
County: Bedford
District: Bedford
To be known as: North of Bedford

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 [scope notes]
General landuse: Cultivated land[scope notes]
Specific landuse: Character undetermined[scope notes]

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Created: Saturday 18th February 2012
Updated: Saturday 18th February 2012

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