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40% of a broken British Iron Age silver stater, uninscribed South western (Durotriges), Badbury Rings type, 50-20 BC, VA 1246; BMC 2647; ABC 2163.

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 50 BC
Date to: Circa 20 BC

Dimensions and weight

Length: 18.8 mm
Width: 10.5 mm
Thickness: 2.8 mm
Weight: 1.97 g
Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 2nd April 2012

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Laura Burnett - [ view all attributed records]
Identified by: Ms Laura Burnett - [view all attributed records]

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC reciept 22079

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Stater (silver) [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Ruler/issuer: Uninscribed [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Tribe: Durotriges [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Geographic provenance: British South Western [scope notes | view all attributed records]
British Museum Catalogue type: 2647
Van Arsdell Type (VA): 1246. [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Ancient British Coins (ABC): 2163
Obverse description: Devolved head facing right comprising of a wreath running across one half crossed by a diagonal line from edge to centre, terminating in a crescent. there is an additional crescent, or ear, in front of the terminal and one above. Traces of lines forming a robe below. Row of hair spikes/curls above wreath.
Obverse inscription: None
Reverse description: Devolved horse going left with rectangular muzzle and pellet eye, curved line body and straight ligs formed of lines with pellet terminals. Pellets in three rows above horse back with a row of rings with central dots above the pellets.
Reverse inscription: None
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine [scope notes | view all attributed records]

A resized image of British Iron Age coin: stater, uninscribed South western (Durotriges)

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Spatial metadata

Region: South West
County: Wiltshire
District: Wiltshire
To be known as: Alvediston

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

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

References cited

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Created: Wednesday 25th April 2012
Updated: Monday 30th April 2012

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