COIN

Unique ID: NARC1166

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find validated and published by finds advisers

British Iron Age uninscribed silver unit, Western (Dobunnic) type. "Dobunnic IJ" series, perhaps c. AD 20-50?

ABC (Rudd et al.) 2036 = VA (Van Arsdell) 1135 = BMC 3003.

Notes:

Note both images (obverse and reverse) are upside down (Ian Leins, 01/03/2011)

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 50

Dimensions and weight

Thickness: 1.9 mm
Weight: 0.92 g
Diameter: 12.36 mm
Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 1st December 2000 - Thursday 1st March 2001

Personal details

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Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Unit (silver) [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Ruler/issuer: Uninscribed [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Tribe: Dobunni [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Geographic provenance: British Western [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Van Arsdell Type (VA): 1135.01 [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Ancient British Coins (ABC): 2036
Obverse description: Abstract head facing right
Reverse description: Horse facing right, ring and crescent decoration above and "flower" below

A resized image of silver unit - contemporary forgery

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Spatial metadata

Region: South East
County: Milton Keynes
District: Milton Keynes
To be known as: BUCKINGHAMSHIRE HAVERSHAM CUM LITTLE LINFORD

Spatial coordinates

Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 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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  • Mark Schollar wrote @ 10:11:36 on the 28th December 2010.

    I don't understand if this is an uninscribed unit, why it has the attribution of Anted on the record?

    It looks like an uninscribed Dubonni AR unit (Mack no 383).

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Created: Tuesday 10th April 2001
Updated: Tuesday 1st March 2011

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