COIN

Unique ID: ESS-EBAA55

Object type certainty: Certain
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Copper alloy Late Iron Age coin. This coin is an uninscribed unit from North of the Thames, probably Trinovantian, as most recorded examples are from Essex. It weighs 1.24g, has a diameter of 12.38mm and is 2.4mm thick. See British Iron Age coins in the British Museum, number 407.

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 50 BC
Date to: Circa 1 BC

Dimensions and weight

Thickness: 2.4 mm
Weight: 1.24 g
Diameter: 12.38 mm
Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st November 2003

Personal details

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Identified by: Dr Philip de Jersey - [view all attributed records]

Other reference numbers

Other reference: CCI 04.0019

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Unit (copper alloy) [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Ruler/issuer: Uninscribed [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Obverse description: Animal facing left, looking back. Below the tail is a pellet and ring, below a pellet and below that a pellet border.
Reverse description: Horse facing right, above is a miscellaneous c, above the head is a pellet-in-ring, below is a pellet-ring c, above the tail is also a pellet-in-ring.

A resized image of Uninscribed Iron Age coin unit North of the Thames 30-50BC, obverse

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Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern
County: Essex
District: Uttlesford
Parish: Leaden Roding

References cited

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Created: Friday 9th January 2004
Updated: Thursday 24th February 2011

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