COIN

Unique ID: SF-3297B4

Object type certainty: Certain
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A worn copper-alloy Iron Age unit, possibly a Trinovantian unit of Tasciovanus, c.50 BC-10 AD. Similar to Hobbs nos. 1724-1727.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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 50 BC
Date to: Circa AD 10

Dimensions and weight

Weight: 1.4 g
Diameter: 12.49 mm
Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st August 2011

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Andrew Brown - [ view all attributed records]
Identified by: Dr Andrew Brown - [view all attributed records]

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy [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: Unit (copper alloy) [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Ruler/issuer: Tasciovanus [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: 1724
Van Arsdell Type (VA): 1750 [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Obverse description: Head right within pelleted border
Reverse description: Quadruped right, hind quarters raised, transverse lines above the back of the animal suggestive of an arm and/or leg of a rider
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock [scope notes | view all attributed records]

A resized image of Iron Age unit, Trinovantes, possibly Tasciovanus

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Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern
County: Suffolk
District: Forest Heath
To be known as: Near Bury St Edmunds

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
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]

References cited

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Created: Friday 16th March 2012
Updated: Thursday 22nd March 2012

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